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]

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.

GeographyEdit

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

PopulationEdit

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%

SightsEdit

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

Weather stationEdit

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

PersonalitiesEdit

Valleraugue was the birthplace of:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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