Avajan

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Avajan
Coat of arms of Avajan
Coat of arms
Avajan is located in France
Avajan
Avajan
Coordinates: 42°50′36″N 0°24′29″E / 42.8433°N 0.4081°E / 42.8433; 0.4081Coordinates: 42°50′36″N 0°24′29″E / 42.8433°N 0.4081°E / 42.8433; 0.4081
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Canton Bordères-Louron
Intercommunality Vallée du Louron
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Gistau
Area
 • Land1 3.29 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 76
 • Population2 density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65050 / 65240
Elevation 880–1,687 m (2,887–5,535 ft)
(avg. 913 m or 2,995 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.

Avajan is a commune in the Louron Valley in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France.

The center of the commune is the old village, centered around the church and town hall. Many developments have grown up on the outskirts of the old village since the 1970s, including a man-made lake and camping area.

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Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 37 —    
1968 45 +21.6%
1975 30 −33.3%
1982 52 +73.3%
1990 58 +11.5%
1999 68 +17.2%
2006 76 +11.8%
2009 76 +0.0%

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