Aragnouet

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Aragnouet
The village of Aragnouet
The village of Aragnouet
Coat of arms of Aragnouet
Coat of arms
Aragnouet is located in France
Aragnouet
Aragnouet
Coordinates: 42°47′24″N 0°14′13″E / 42.79°N 0.2369°E / 42.79; 0.2369Coordinates: 42°47′24″N 0°14′13″E / 42.79°N 0.2369°E / 42.79; 0.2369
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Canton Vielle-Aure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Mounic
Area
 • Land1 108.29 km2 (41.81 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 244
 • Population2 density 2.3/km2 (5.8/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65017 / 65170
Elevation 956–3,194 m (3,136–10,479 ft)
(avg. 1,100 m or 3,600 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.

Aragnouet is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 321 —    
1800 396 +23.4%
1806 237 −40.2%
1821 213 −10.1%
1831 433 +103.3%
1836 450 +3.9%
1841 460 +2.2%
1846 510 +10.9%
1851 520 +2.0%
1856 525 +1.0%
1861 423 −19.4%
1866 510 +20.6%
1872 420 −17.6%
1876 422 +0.5%
1881 441 +4.5%
1886 375 −15.0%
1891 365 −2.7%
1896 317 −13.2%
1901 300 −5.4%
1906 287 −4.3%
1911 287 +0.0%
1921 285 −0.7%
1926 317 +11.2%
1931 310 −2.2%
1936 296 −4.5%
1946 256 −13.5%
1954 258 +0.8%
1962 215 −16.7%
1968 201 −6.5%
1975 160 −20.4%
1982 260 +62.5%
1990 336 +29.2%
1999 260 −22.6%
2006 246 −5.4%
2009 244 −0.8%

Transportation[edit]

The Bielsa tunnel under the Pyrenees connects Aragnouet and Bielsa in Spain. It was first opened in 1976. In 2002, the French government unilaterally decided to close the tunnel to heavy-goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, a decision which caused serious concern in Aragon.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Debates – Thursday, 14 March 2002 – annex". European Parliament. 2002-03-14. Retrieved 2009-06-16.