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
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Noves is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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 UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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
YearPop.±%
17931,200—    
18001,490+24.2%
18061,262−15.3%
18211,772+40.4%
18311,908+7.7%
18361,877−1.6%
18411,927+2.7%
18462,051+6.4%
18512,161+5.4%
18562,174+0.6%
18612,130−2.0%
18662,187+2.7%
18722,200+0.6%
18762,018−8.3%
18812,064+2.3%
18862,038−1.3%
18912,111+3.6%
18962,173+2.9%
19012,260+4.0%
19062,408+6.5%
19112,494+3.6%
19212,475−0.8%
19262,642+6.7%
19312,823+6.9%
19362,929+3.8%
19462,840−3.0%
19542,984+5.1%
19623,267+9.5%
19683,579+9.6%
19753,593+0.4%
19823,693+2.8%
19904,021+8.9%
19994,440+10.4%
20085,106+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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