Noves

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Noves
Commune
The main square in Noves
The main square in Noves
Coat of arms of Noves
Coat of arms
Noves is located in France
Noves
Noves
Coordinates: 43°52′12″N 4°54′07″E / 43.87°N 4.902°E / 43.87; 4.902Coordinates: 43°52′12″N 4°54′07″E / 43.87°N 4.902°E / 43.87; 4.902
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Châteaurenard
Intercommunality Rhône Alpilles Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Georges Jullien
Area1 27.92 km2 (10.78 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 5,293
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 13066 /13550
Elevation 32–105 m (105–344 ft)
(avg. 43 m or 141 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.

Noves is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,200 —    
1800 1,490 +24.2%
1806 1,262 −15.3%
1821 1,772 +40.4%
1831 1,908 +7.7%
1836 1,877 −1.6%
1841 1,927 +2.7%
1846 2,051 +6.4%
1851 2,161 +5.4%
1856 2,174 +0.6%
1861 2,130 −2.0%
1866 2,187 +2.7%
1872 2,200 +0.6%
1876 2,018 −8.3%
1881 2,064 +2.3%
1886 2,038 −1.3%
1891 2,111 +3.6%
1896 2,173 +2.9%
1901 2,260 +4.0%
1906 2,408 +6.5%
1911 2,494 +3.6%
1921 2,475 −0.8%
1926 2,642 +6.7%
1931 2,823 +6.9%
1936 2,929 +3.8%
1946 2,840 −3.0%
1954 2,984 +5.1%
1962 3,267 +9.5%
1968 3,579 +9.6%
1975 3,593 +0.4%
1982 3,693 +2.8%
1990 4,021 +8.9%
1999 4,440 +10.4%
2008 5,106 +15.0%

Sights[edit]

  • Church of Sainte Baudille, located in the site of a 3rd-century Palaeo-Christian worship area and of a Roman temple. The current building was built by will of the bishops of Avignon in the 10th century
  • Chapel of the White Penitents, built in the 12th century over a former synagogue.
  • Church of Notre-Dame de Piété, founded as a Franciscan hermitage in the 13th century. The current edifice dates to the 1630 and 1720s reconstructions.

Twin towns[edit]

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