Villevieille

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Villevieille
The town hall in Villevieille
The town hall in Villevieille
Coat of arms of Villevieille
Coat of arms
Location of Villevieille
Villevieille is located in France
Villevieille
Villevieille
Villevieille is located in Occitanie
Villevieille
Villevieille
Coordinates: 43°47′22″N 4°05′50″E / 43.7894°N 4.0972°E / 43.7894; 4.0972Coordinates: 43°47′22″N 4°05′50″E / 43.7894°N 4.0972°E / 43.7894; 4.0972
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementNîmes
CantonCalvisson
IntercommunalityPays de Sommières
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Fort
Area
1
8.28 km2 (3.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,754
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
30352 /30250
Elevation23–106 m (75–348 ft)
(avg. 61 m or 200 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villevieille is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The village is located on the banks of the Vidourle.

Climate[edit]

The climate is hot-summer Mediterranean (Köppen: Csa).[2] On 28 June 2019, during the 2019 European heat wave, the temperature reached 45.4 °C (113.7 °F) in Villevieille, briefly the highest in French meteorological history, before being surpassed by Gallargues-le-Montueux later the same day.[3][4]

Demography[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962343—    
1968507+47.8%
1975650+28.2%
1982936+44.0%
19901,030+10.0%
19991,196+16.1%
20081,618+35.3%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Climat Villevieille: Température moyenne Villevieille, diagramme climatique pour Villevieille - Climate-Data.org". fr.climate-data.org. Retrieved 2019-06-29.
  3. ^ "Temperature in France breaks record as European heat wave continues". BNO News. June 28, 2019.
  4. ^ "European heatwave: Hottest day ever in France as temp of 45.9C recorded". Sky News. 28 June 2019. Retrieved 28 June 2019.

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