Rousson, Gard

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Rousson
The church of the plateau of Rousson
The church of the plateau of Rousson
Coat of arms of Rousson
Coat of arms
Rousson is located in France
Rousson
Rousson
Coordinates: 44°10′47″N 4°09′03″E / 44.1797°N 4.1508°E / 44.1797; 4.1508Coordinates: 44°10′47″N 4°09′03″E / 44.1797°N 4.1508°E / 44.1797; 4.1508
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gard
Arrondissement Alès
Canton Alès-Nord-Est
Intercommunality Vivre en Cévennes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Bertrand
Area1 32.57 km2 (12.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 3,540
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 30223 /30340
Elevation 136–535 m (446–1,755 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

Rousson is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 670 —    
1821 931 +39.0%
1846 1,341 +44.0%
1872 1,313 −2.1%
1901 1,356 +3.3%
1926 1,395 +2.9%
1946 1,257 −9.9%
1962 1,232 −2.0%
1968 1,389 +12.7%
1975 1,719 +23.8%
1982 2,271 +32.1%
1990 3,164 +39.3%
1999 3,019 −4.6%
2008 3,540 +17.3%

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