Théziers

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Théziers
A view of Théziers
A view of Théziers
Coat of arms of Théziers
Coat of arms
Location of Théziers
Théziers is located in France
Théziers
Théziers
Théziers is located in Occitanie
Théziers
Théziers
Coordinates: 43°54′00″N 4°37′18″E / 43.9°N 4.6217°E / 43.9; 4.6217Coordinates: 43°54′00″N 4°37′18″E / 43.9°N 4.6217°E / 43.9; 4.6217
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementNîmes
CantonRedessan
IntercommunalityPont du Gard
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Carriere
Area
1
11.34 km2 (4.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,077
 • Density95/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
30328 /30390
Elevation10–129 m (33–423 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Théziers is a commune in the Gard department in the Occitanie region in southern France.

History[edit]

Théziers was founded in the 6th century BC by Greek colonists, who, after they had founded the coastal town of Marseille (Greek: Μασσαλία), advanced inland to found smaller colonies in the periphery. The ancient name of the town was Tedusia (Greek: Θεδουσία), under which the town was known during the Roman times. It was a fortified settlement situated on a hill, which was captured by the Celts during their invasions in the 2nd century BC. Gradually the Romans occupied the Gaul and expelled the Celts, while the settlement evolved as a Gallo-Roman village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962640—    
1968678+5.9%
1975659−2.8%
1982674+2.3%
1990844+25.2%
1999883+4.6%
20081,016+15.1%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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