Valleraugue

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Valleraugue
A general view of Valleraugue
A general view of Valleraugue
Coat of arms of Valleraugue
Coat of arms
Location of Valleraugue
Valleraugue is located in France
Valleraugue
Valleraugue
Valleraugue is located in Occitanie
Valleraugue
Valleraugue
Coordinates: 44°04′54″N 3°38′33″E / 44.0817°N 3.6425°E / 44.0817; 3.6425Coordinates: 44°04′54″N 3°38′33″E / 44.0817°N 3.6425°E / 44.0817; 3.6425
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementLe Vigan
CantonLe Vigan
CommuneVal-d'Aigoual
Area
1
78.35 km2 (30.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,077
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
30570
Elevation294–1,567 m (965–5,141 ft)
(avg. 367 m or 1,204 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Valleraugue is a former commune in the Gard department in southern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune Val-d'Aigoual.[2]

Geography[edit]

Valleraugue is located in a deep valley of the Cévennes mountains, on the Hérault River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17933,264—    
18514,190+28.4%
18912,799−33.2%
19461,401−49.9%
1962987−29.6%
19681,017+3.0%
19751,028+1.1%
19821,041+1.3%
19901,091+4.8%
19991,009−7.5%
20081,073+6.3%

Sights[edit]

Picturesque medieval town, 26 bridges, most of them several centuries old.

Weather station[edit]

The Mont Aigoual weather station is located on the territory of the commune.

Personalities[edit]

Valleraugue was the birthplace of:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 26 September 2018 (in French)