Saint-Christol-lès-Alès

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Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
Commune
The Pyramid, erected in 1777
The Pyramid, erected in 1777
Coat of arms of Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
Coat of arms
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès is located in France
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
Location within Occitanie region
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès is located in Occitanie
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
Saint-Christol-lès-Alès
Coordinates: 44°05′07″N 4°04′39″E / 44.0853°N 4.0775°E / 44.0853; 4.0775Coordinates: 44°05′07″N 4°04′39″E / 44.0853°N 4.0775°E / 44.0853; 4.0775
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gard
Arrondissement Alès
Canton Alès-1
Intercommunality Grand Alès
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Charles Benezet
Area1 20.25 km2 (7.82 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 6,776
 • Density 330/km2 (870/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 30243 /30380
Elevation 103–391 m (338–1,283 ft)
(avg. 134 m or 440 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.

Saint-Christol-lès-Alès is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

During the 2003 European heat wave, Saint-Christol-lès-Alès, together with Conqueyrac, recorded the highest temperature ever reached in France: 44.1 °C (111 °F).[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793726—    
18461,260+73.6%
19011,397+10.9%
19261,433+2.6%
19461,580+10.3%
19622,025+28.2%
19682,595+28.1%
19753,304+27.3%
19823,970+20.2%
19904,973+25.3%
19995,492+10.4%
20086,544+19.2%
20126,776+3.5%

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