Laurens, Hérault

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Laurens
Commune
The Rue du château at Laurens
The Rue du château at Laurens
Coat of arms of Laurens
Coat of arms
Laurens is located in France
Laurens
Laurens
Location within Occitanie region
Laurens is located in Occitanie
Laurens
Laurens
Coordinates: 43°31′27″N 3°11′52″E / 43.5242°N 3.1978°E / 43.5242; 3.1978Coordinates: 43°31′27″N 3°11′52″E / 43.5242°N 3.1978°E / 43.5242; 3.1978
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Cazouls-lès-Béziers
Intercommunality CC Les Avant-Monts
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) François Anglade
Area1 16.39 km2 (6.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,304
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 34130 /34480
Elevation 117–228 m (384–748 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 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.

Laurens is a commune in the Hérault département in the Occitanie region in southern France.

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Winemaking[edit]

Laurens is one of the seven communes which produces Faugères AOC wine.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,039 —    
1968 1,047 +0.8%
1975 1,028 −1.8%
1982 1,006 −2.1%
1990 1,009 +0.3%
1999 932 −7.6%
2008 1,304 +39.9%

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