Lamalou-les-Bains

Lamalou-les-Bains (Languedocien: L’Amalon) is a commune in the Hérault département in the Occitanie region in southern France.

Lamalou-les-Bains
Saint-Pierre-de-Rhèdes church

Coat of arms
Location of Lamalou-les-Bains
Lamalou-les-Bains
Lamalou-les-Bains
Coordinates: 43°35′55″N 3°04′50″E
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHérault
ArrondissementBéziers
CantonClermont-l'Hérault
IntercommunalityLes Sources
Government
  Mayor (20082014) Marcel Roques (NC)
Area
1
6.18 km2 (2.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,561
  Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
34126 /34240
Elevation175–458 m (574–1,503 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Geography

Lamalou-les-Bains is located 53½ miles west of Montpellier in the Orb valley of the southern Cévennes. The village lies at an altitude of 200 metres and offers commanding views of the rivers, lakes and mountains situated in Haut Languedoc.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,987    
19682,029+2.1%
19752,067+1.9%
19822,202+6.5%
19902,194−0.4%
19992,156−1.7%
20082,280+5.8%

Its inhabitants are called Lamalousiens.

Spa

The waters, which are both hot and cold, are used in cases of rheumatism, sciatica, locomotor ataxia and nervous maladies.

International relations

Lamalou-les-Bains is twinned with:

Festival

Lamalou-les-Bains hosts an annual Operetta Festival in the months of July and August.

See also

References

  1. "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.


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