Saint-Martin-de-Crau

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Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Commune
The church in Saint-Martin-de-Crau
The church in Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Coat of arms of Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Coat of arms
Saint-Martin-de-Crau is located in France
Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Saint-Martin-de-Crau is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Saint-Martin-de-Crau
Coordinates: 43°38′27″N 4°48′48″E / 43.6408°N 4.8133°E / 43.6408; 4.8133Coordinates: 43°38′27″N 4°48′48″E / 43.6408°N 4.8133°E / 43.6408; 4.8133
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Salon-de-Provence-2
Intercommunality CA Arles-Crau-Camargue-Montagnette
Government
 • Mayor (2016–2020) Dominique Teixier
Area1 214.87 km2 (82.96 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 12,072
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Saint-Martinois
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 13097 /13310
Elevation 2–447 m (6.6–1,466.5 ft)
(avg. 24 m or 79 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-Martin-de-Crau is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in southern France. Inhabitants are called Saint-Martinois.

Population[edit]

Saint-Martin-de-Crau has the lowest population density of all communes in metropolitan France that have a population exceeding 12,000 inhabitants (2012). With a land area of 214.87 km² (82.962 sq mi), it is the fifth-largest commune in geographic area in metropolitan France (after Arles, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Laruns, and Marseille).

Historical population
YearPop.±%
18811,099—    
18861,316+19.7%
18911,756+33.4%
18961,315−25.1%
19011,999+52.0%
19112,264+13.3%
19262,303+1.7%
19312,487+8.0%
19362,361−5.1%
19462,487+5.3%
19542,824+13.6%
19623,075+8.9%
19683,257+5.9%
19755,551+70.4%
198210,155+82.9%
199011,040+8.7%
199911,013−0.2%
200810,979−0.3%
Demographic evolution of Saint Martin de Crau
Crau in Saint Martin de Crau

Twin towns[edit]

Saint-Martin-de-Crau is twinned with:

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