Florac Trois Rivières

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Florac Trois Rivières
Florac castle
Florac castle
Location of Florac Trois Rivières
Florac Trois Rivières is located in France
Florac Trois Rivières
Florac Trois Rivières
Florac Trois Rivières is located in Occitanie
Florac Trois Rivières
Florac Trois Rivières
Coordinates: 44°19′26″N 3°35′38″E / 44.324°N 3.594°E / 44.324; 3.594Coordinates: 44°19′26″N 3°35′38″E / 44.324°N 3.594°E / 44.324; 3.594
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentLozère
ArrondissementFlorac
CantonFlorac
IntercommunalityFlorac - Sud Lozère
Government
 • Mayor (2016 - 2020) Christian Huguet[1]
Area
1
48.39 km2 (18.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
2,107
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Floracois
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
48061 /48400
Elevation522–1,141 m (1,713–3,743 ft)
(avg. 542 m or 1,778 ft)
Websitewww.ville-florac.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Florac Trois Rivières is a French commune, a subprefecture of the Lozère department, in the Occitanie region. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Florac.

The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 when the former communes of Florac and La Salle-Prunet were combined to form the new commune.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

Florac Trois Rivières is in the valley of the Tarnon river, a small river that flows through the Lozère department before joining the Tarn river. The commune is found at the start of the Gorges du Tarn (a canyon formed by the Tarn river).

The city and the Tarnon valley are within the Cévennes National Park but they are not part of the park.

The commune of Florac Trois Rivières has an area of 48.39 km2 (18.68 sq mi) and its average altitude is 542 m (1,778 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 560 m (1,840 ft).[3]

Florac Trois Rivières and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Florac Trois Rivières

The commune is surrounded by the communes Quézac, Bédouès-Cocurès, Pont de Montvert - Sud Mont Lozère, Cans et Cévennes, Vebron and Montbrun.

The climate in Florac Trois Rivières in the Köppen climate classification is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.[4]

Population[change | change source]

As of 2014, Florac Trois Rivières had 2,107 inhabitants for a density of 43.5 persons/km2.[5]

The inhabitants of this city are known, in French, as Floracois (women: Floracoises).[6]

Twinned and partner towns[change | change source]

Florac Trois Rivières is twinned with:[4][7]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Le Maire et les Conseillers Municipaux" (in French). Commune de Florac Trois Rivières. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  2. "Arrêté du 2 décembre 2015 modifié par arrêté préfectoral du 14 décembre 2015 portant création de la commune nouvelle de Florac Trois Rivières" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  3. "Florac". Map-France.com. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Ville de Florac". Annuaire-Mairie.fr (in French). Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  5. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  6. "Florac (48400)" (in French). habitants.fr. Retrieved 1 July 2015.
  7. "Florac et ses jumelles" (in French). Mairie de Florac. Retrieved 1 July 2015.

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