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Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie

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Coordinates: 44°02′46″N 4°26′31″E / 44.046°N 4.442°E / 44.046; 4.442Coordinates: 44°02′46″N 4°26′31″E / 44.046°N 4.442°E / 44.046; 4.442{{#coordinates:44.046|4.442|type:city(2914)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Languedoc-Roussillon</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Gard</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Nîmes</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Uzès</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Uzège</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Yvon Bonzi</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 24.06 km2 (9.29 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2008)2</th><td> 2,914</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 120/km2 (310/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 30295 / 30700</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".
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Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie is a commune in the Gard department in southern France.

History

The suffix Poterie (English: pottery) was added to the town's name in 1886 following a decree signed by Jules Grévy, then President of the French Republic.[1]

Population

Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie
Town hall
Town hall
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Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,349—    
19681,356+0.5%
19751,510+11.4%
19821,753+16.1%
19902,290+30.6%
19992,731+19.3%
20082,914+6.7%

Personalities

Joseph Monier, the inventor of reinforced concrete used in construction, was born in the village in 1823. The town's marketplace has a reinforced concrete covering.

See also

References

  1. ^ "SAINT-QUENTIN-LA-POTERIE, UN VILLAGE CHARGE D'HISTOIRE" (in French). Archived from the original on 10 Aug 2010. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 

External links

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