Gard

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Gard
Prefectur biggin o the Gard depairtment, in Nîmes
Prefectur biggin o the Gard depairtment, in Nîmes
Banner o Gard
Banner
Coat of airms o Gard
Coat airms
Location o Gard in Fraunce
Location o Gard in Fraunce
Coordinates: 44°7′41″N 4°4′54″E / 44.12806°N 4.08167°E / 44.12806; 4.08167Coordinates: 44°7′41″N 4°4′54″E / 44.12806°N 4.08167°E / 44.12806; 4.08167
KintraFraunce
RegionLanguedoc-Roussillon
PrefecturNîmes
SubprefectursAlès
Le Vigan
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilJean Denat (PS)
Area
 • Total5853 km2 (2,260 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total725,618
 • Rank34t
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer30
Arrondissements3
Cantons46
Communes353
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

Gard (French pronunciation: ​[ɡaʁ]; Occitan: Gard) is a depairtment in soothren Fraunce in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.