Roquessels

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Roquessels
A general view of Roquessels
A general view of Roquessels
Coat of arms of Roquessels
Coat of arms
Location of Roquessels
Roquessels is located in France
Roquessels
Roquessels
Roquessels is located in Occitanie
Roquessels
Roquessels
Coordinates: 43°33′10″N 3°13′27″E / 43.5528°N 3.2242°E / 43.5528; 3.2242Coordinates: 43°33′10″N 3°13′27″E / 43.5528°N 3.2242°E / 43.5528; 3.2242
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementBéziers
CantonCazouls-lès-Béziers
IntercommunalityCC Les Avant-Monts
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marcel Buisson
Area
1
89.8 km2 (34.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
108
 • Density1.2/km2 (3.1/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34234 /34320
Elevation138–440 m (453–1,444 ft)
(avg. 190 m or 620 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Roquessels (Languedocien: Ròcacèls) is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962110—    
1968112+1.8%
1975115+2.7%
198297−15.7%
1990123+26.8%
1999123+0.0%
2008129+4.9%

Inhabitants of Roquessels are called Roquesselois

Winemaking[edit]

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

Sights[edit]

Above the village stands the ruined mediaeval castle, the Château de Roquessels. The castle chapel still stands and is a listed historic site.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.