Vitrolles, Bouches-du-Rhône

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Vitrolles
Sarrasine tower
Sarrasine tower
Coat of arms of Vitrolles
Coat of arms
Location of Vitrolles
Vitrolles is located in France
Vitrolles
Vitrolles
Vitrolles is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vitrolles
Vitrolles
Coordinates: 43°27′36″N 5°14′55″E / 43.46°N 5.2486°E / 43.46; 5.2486Coordinates: 43°27′36″N 5°14′55″E / 43.46°N 5.2486°E / 43.46; 5.2486
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentBouches-du-Rhône
ArrondissementIstres
CantonVitrolles
IntercommunalityAix-Marseille-Provence
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Loïc Gachon[1]
Area
1
36.58 km2 (14.12 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
33,101
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
13117 /13127
Elevation0–255 m (0–837 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vitrolles (French pronunciation: ​[vitʁɔl]; Occitan: Vitròla) is a commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône département in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France, located about 20.6 km (12.8 mi) from Marseille. It is the largest suburb of the city of Aix-en-Provence and is adjacent to its southwest side.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 1,045—    
1800 972−1.03%
1806 1,058+1.42%
1821 1,209+0.89%
1831 1,244+0.29%
1836 1,124−2.01%
1841 1,128+0.07%
1846 1,213+1.46%
1851 1,200−0.22%
1856 1,176−0.40%
1861 1,148−0.48%
1866 1,339+3.13%
1872 1,256−1.06%
1876 1,082−3.66%
1881 1,010−1.37%
1886 1,007−0.06%
1891 910−2.01%
1896 910+0.00%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901 892−0.40%
1906 875−0.38%
1911 819−1.31%
1921 794−0.31%
1926 812+0.45%
1931 841+0.70%
1936 819−0.53%
1946 1,293+4.67%
1954 2,523+8.72%
1962 3,366+3.67%
1968 5,050+6.99%
1975 13,413+14.98%
1982 22,725+7.82%
1990 35,397+5.70%
1999 36,784+0.43%
2007 37,479+0.23%
2012 34,843−1.45%
2017 33,310−0.90%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Vitrolles is twinned with:[5]

Administration[edit]

List of mayors of Vitrolles:

  • 1800–1808: Paul Gueidon
  • 1808–1812: Pierre Joseph Gabriel Bertrand
  • 1813–1817: Louis Barrigue de Monvalon
  • 1817–1823: Jacques Pierre Hilarion Audibert
  • 1824–1830: Louis Martin
  • 1830–1831: Honoré-Etienne Emery
  • 1831–1837: Hyppolite Baret
  • 1837–1842: André Guilhen
  • 1842–1844: Joseph Constant
  • 1844–1846: Barthélemy Bontoux
  • 1847–1848: Jean-Etienne Bonsignour
  • 1848–1848: Casimir Berard
  • 1848–1850: Jean-Joseph Audibert
  • 1850–1850: Louis Faren
  • 1850–1863: Honoré Lataud
  • 1863–1865: Jean-Pierre Christophe
  • 1865–1867: Jules Aimard
  • 1867–1870: Jean Antoine Audibert
  • 1870–1874: François Hilaire Touche
  • 1874–1878: Lucien Sauvat
  • 1878–1892: François Hilaire Touche
  • 1892–1908: Vital Rouard
  • 1908–1912: Pierre Gustave Constant
  • 1912–1925: Cyprien Touche
  • 1825–1944: Jules Guibaud
  • 1944–1954: Henri Loubet
  • 1954–1966: Victor Martin
  • 1966–1977: Henri Bremond
  • 1977–1983: Pierre Scelles
  • 1983–1997: Jean-Jacques Anglade
  • 1997–2002: Catherine Mégret
  • 2002–2009: Guy Obino

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 11 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Vitrolles, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE
  5. ^ "Jumelage". vitrolles13.fr (in French). Vitrolles. Retrieved 2021-04-10.

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