Gallargues-le-Montueux

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Gallargues-le-Montueux
Pont Ambroix
Coat of arms of Gallargues-le-Montueux
Coat of arms
Location of Gallargues-le-Montueux
Gallargues-le-Montueux is located in France
Gallargues-le-Montueux
Gallargues-le-Montueux
Gallargues-le-Montueux is located in Occitanie
Gallargues-le-Montueux
Gallargues-le-Montueux
Coordinates: 43°43′19″N 4°10′25″E / 43.7219°N 4.1736°E / 43.7219; 4.1736Coordinates: 43°43′19″N 4°10′25″E / 43.7219°N 4.1736°E / 43.7219; 4.1736
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGard
ArrondissementNîmes
CantonAigues-Mortes
IntercommunalityRhôny Vistre Vidourle
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Freddy Cerda
Area
1
10.89 km2 (4.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,766
 • Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
30123 /30660
Elevation8–65 m (26–213 ft)
(avg. 50 m or 160 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gallargues-le-Montueux is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

Climate[edit]

The climate is hot-summer Mediterranean (Köppen: Csa).[2] On 28 June 2019, during the June 2019 European heat wave, a temperature of 45.9 °C (114.6 °F) was recorded in Gallargues-le-Montueux. It was initially reported as the highest temperature in French meteorological history, but a subsequent review of measurements by Météo-France determined that the temperature reached 46.0 °C (114.8 °F) in nearby Verargues.[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,312—    
19681,354+3.2%
19751,324−2.2%
19821,633+23.3%
19901,988+21.7%
19992,303+15.8%
20083,199+38.9%
20143,572+11.7%

Education[edit]

There is a public preschool/nursery (ecole maternelle) as well as the public Ecole Elementaire la Maurelle.[4]

The collège (junior high school) serving the community is Collège de Gallargues-le-Montueux. In addition to Gallargues-le-Montueux, it also serves Aigues-Vives and Aimargues, it opened in September 2014. As of 2017 it has about 600 students.[5]

See also[edit]

Gallargues-le-Montueux

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Climat Gallargues-le-Montueux: Température moyenne Gallargues-le-Montueux, diagramme climatique pour Gallargues-le-Montueux - Climate-Data.org". fr.climate-data.org. Retrieved 2019-06-29.
  3. ^ http://www.meteofrance.fr/actualites/74345599-c-est-officiel-on-a-atteint-les-46-c-en-france-en-juin
  4. ^ "Infos et Adresse utiles." Gallargues. October 29, 2014. Retrieved on July 15, 2017.
  5. ^ "Le collège" (Archive at Archive.is). Aimargues. Retrieved on 15 July 2017. "Le collège de Gallargues-le-Montueux ouvre ses portes en septembre 2014. Il accueille tous les collégiens d'Aimargues, d'Aigues-Vives et de Gallargues-le-Montueux."

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on June 28, 2019, the highest temperature ever recorded in France - 45.8C - was experienced here.