Poujols

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Poujols
Location of Poujols
Poujols is located in France
Poujols
Poujols
Poujols is located in Occitanie
Poujols
Poujols
Coordinates: 43°45′55″N 3°19′30″E / 43.7653°N 3.325°E / 43.7653; 3.325Coordinates: 43°45′55″N 3°19′30″E / 43.7653°N 3.325°E / 43.7653; 3.325
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementLodève
CantonLodève
IntercommunalityLodévois - Larzac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Caylar
Area
1
2.86 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
170
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34212 /34700
Elevation192–652 m (630–2,139 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Grand Rue in Poujols.jpg

Poujols is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.

Population[edit]

At the 2017 census the population of the municipality was 164 inhabitants, creating a population density of 57 inhabitants/km2. The town reached peak population in the half a century following the French revolution but dwindled to a low following the Second World War, but has seen some growth in the early 21st century.

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 267—    
1800 184−5.18%
1806 320+9.66%
1821 288−0.70%
1831 289+0.03%
1836 305+1.08%
1841 277−1.91%
1846 297+1.40%
1851 278−1.31%
1856 300+1.53%
1861 304+0.27%
1866 258−3.23%
1872 242−1.06%
1876 221−2.24%
1881 222+0.09%
1886 212−0.92%
1891 200−1.16%
1896 175−2.64%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 174−0.11%
1906 168−0.70%
1911 144−3.04%
1921 145+0.07%
1926 131−2.01%
1931 116−2.40%
1936 120+0.68%
1946 115−0.42%
1954 98−1.98%
1962 113+1.80%
1968 105−1.22%
1975 113+1.05%
1982 120+0.86%
1990 127+0.71%
1999 125−0.18%
2007 156+2.81%
2012 150−0.78%
2017 164+1.80%
Source: EHESS[2] and INSEE (1968-2017)[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Poujols, EHESS. (in French)
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE