Saverdun

Saverdun (Languedocien: Savardun) is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Saverdun
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Saverdun
Coat of arms
Location of Saverdun
Saverdun is located in France
Saverdun
Saverdun
Saverdun is located in Occitanie
Saverdun
Saverdun
Coordinates: 43°14′08″N 1°34′31″E / 43.2356°N 1.5753°E / 43.2356; 1.5753Coordinates: 43°14′08″N 1°34′31″E / 43.2356°N 1.5753°E / 43.2356; 1.5753
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAriège
ArrondissementPamiers
CantonPortes d'Ariège
IntercommunalitySaverdun
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Corenthin Descons
Area
1
61.47 km2 (23.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
4,844
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
09282 /09700
Elevation209–374 m (686–1,227 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Inhabitants of Saverdun are called Saverdunois.

YearPop.±%
19623,447—    
19683,916+13.6%
19753,969+1.4%
19823,639−8.3%
19903,568−2.0%
19993,589+0.6%
20084,435+23.6%
20114,531+2.2%

NameEdit

Saverdun gave its name to the former city of Verdun, Quebec, Canada, now a borough of Montreal, which was founded in 1671 by Zacharie Dupuy, a native of Saverdun.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.