Maraussan

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Maraussan
Commune
A view of old Maraussan
A view of old Maraussan
Coat of arms of Maraussan
Coat of arms
Maraussan is located in France
Maraussan
Maraussan
Location within Occitanie region
Maraussan is located in Occitanie
Maraussan
Maraussan
Coordinates: 43°22′03″N 3°09′31″E / 43.3675°N 3.1586°E / 43.3675; 3.1586Coordinates: 43°22′03″N 3°09′31″E / 43.3675°N 3.1586°E / 43.3675; 3.1586
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hérault
Arrondissement Béziers
Canton Cazouls-lès-Béziers
Intercommunality Domitienne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Pesce
Area1 12.37 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,448
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 34148 /34370
Elevation 8–92 m (26–302 ft)
(avg. 38 m or 125 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.

Maraussan is a commune in the Hérault department in southern France.

It lies approximately 8 km northwest of Béziers, on route D14 ( Av de Béziers ), a busy route for commuters to Béziers.

Chateau Perdiguier lies just outside the town on the cross road D39 (Route de Tarbaka) leading down to the river Orb.

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Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,595—    
19681,655+3.8%
19752,088+26.2%
19822,154+3.2%
19902,336+8.4%
19992,782+19.1%
20083,448+23.9%

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