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Saint-Pierre-de-Rhèdes church
Saint-Pierre-de-Rhèdes church
Coat of arms of Lamalou-les-Bains
Coat of arms
Lamalou-les-Bains is located in France
Coordinates: 43°35′55″N 3°04′50″E / 43.5986°N 3.0806°E / 43.5986; 3.0806Coordinates: 43°35′55″N 3°04′50″E / 43.5986°N 3.0806°E / 43.5986; 3.0806
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Saint-Gervais-sur-Mare
Intercommunality Les Sources
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Roques (NC)
Area1 6.18 km2 (2.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,280
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 34126 /34240
Elevation 175–458 m (574–1,503 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Lamalou-les-Bains is a commune in the Hérault département in the Occitanie region in southern France.



Lamalou-les-Bains is located 53½ miles west of Montpellier in the Orb valley of the southern Cévennes. The village lies at an altitude of 200 metres and offers commanding views of the rivers, lakes and mountains situated in Haut Languedoc.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,987 —    
1968 2,029 +2.1%
1975 2,067 +1.9%
1982 2,202 +6.5%
1990 2,194 −0.4%
1999 2,156 −1.7%
2008 2,280 +5.8%

Its inhabitants are called Lamalousiens.


The waters, which are both hot and cold, are used in cases of rheumatism, sciatica, locomotor ataxia and nervous maladies.

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Lamalou-les-Bains is twinned with:


Lamalou-les-Bains hosts an annual Operetta Festival in the months of July and August.

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