View of Ansouis
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Géraud de Sabran-Pontevès|
|• Land1||17.63 km2 (6.81 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||65/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||84099 / 84240|
|Elevation||203–390 m (666–1,280 ft)|
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
A fortress was first built in the city in the 10th century, and has since been modified three times: once in the 13th century and again in the 15th and 19th centuries.
The population, after peaking at 1,029 people in 1841, declined to only 463 people in 1931. It has since rebounded to 1,105 in 2006.
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