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Coat of arms of Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde
Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde (France)
region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Aix-en-Provence
Canton Pedal
Community association Métropole d'Aix-Marseille-Provence
Coordinates 43 ° 33 '  N , 5 ° 31'  E Coordinates: 43 ° 33 '  N , 5 ° 31'  E
height 241-600 m
surface 22.56 km 2
Residents 1,250 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 55 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 13100
INSEE code

Church in Saint-Marc

Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde is a French commune with 1,250 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur .


Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde is located five kilometers northeast of Aix-en-Provence on the Cause river , which is dammed up here to form Lake Bimont . Neighboring towns are Le Tholonet and Vauvenargues .


The area was inhabited as early as the Neolithic Age, as is shown by finds in caves and old dolmens.

The village was first mentioned in the 11th century. In 1191 the church passed to the Archdiocese of Aix-en-Provence. In the following years the village was owned by different lords. On February 4, 1790, it became a parish of the Bouches-du-Rhône department. In 1953 the Bimont dam was completed in Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde.

coat of arms

Description of the coat of arms : In blue a winged golden lion seated on a silver shield base turned to the left .

Coat of arms on the town hall, running lion


  • Romanesque church


Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008 2016
Residents 207 356 539 517 884 1078 1101 1226

age structure

27% of the population are 19 years of age or younger. 3% of the population are 75 years of age or older.

Web links

Commons : Saint-Marc-Jaumegarde  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

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