Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas

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Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas
Cirque du Bout du Monde
Cirque du Bout du Monde
Location of Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas
Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas is located in France
Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas
Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas
Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas is located in Occitanie
Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas
Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas
Coordinates: 43°46′14″N 3°22′42″E / 43.7706°N 3.3783°E / 43.7706; 3.3783Coordinates: 43°46′14″N 3°22′42″E / 43.7706°N 3.3783°E / 43.7706; 3.3783
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementLodève
CantonLodève
IntercommunalityLodévois-Larzac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lionel Micola
Area
1
19.43 km2 (7.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
486
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34251 /34700
Elevation240–762 m (787–2,500 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Saint-Étienne-de-Gourgas is known for the "Cirque du Bout du Monde" which was formed from a meander in the Ruisseau de la Bronzinadouïre that cut deeply into the plateau of the Causse du Larzac leaving the monumental chalk cliffs.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962221—    
1968233+5.4%
1975212−9.0%
1982254+19.8%
1990253−0.4%
1999308+21.7%
2008449+45.8%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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