Bras-d'Asse

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Bras-d'Asse
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Coat of arms of Bras-d'Asse
Coat of arms
Bras-d'Asse is located in France
Bras-d'Asse
Bras-d'Asse
Coordinates: 43°55′35″N 6°07′35″E / 43.9264°N 6.1264°E / 43.9264; 6.1264Coordinates: 43°55′35″N 6°07′35″E / 43.9264°N 6.1264°E / 43.9264; 6.1264
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Mézel
Intercommunality Asse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Arnaud
Area1 26.1 km2 (10.1 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 498
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04031 / 04270
Elevation 455–812 m (1,493–2,664 ft)
(avg. 475 m or 1,558 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.

Bras-d'Asse is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Asse, which flows southwest through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 428 —    
1793 437 +2.1%
1800 458 +4.8%
1806 458 +0.0%
1821 421 −8.1%
1831 436 +3.6%
1836 459 +5.3%
1841 482 +5.0%
1846 491 +1.9%
1851 493 +0.4%
1856 465 −5.7%
1861 438 −5.8%
1866 425 −3.0%
1872 444 +4.5%
1876 467 +5.2%
1881 460 −1.5%
1886 462 +0.4%
1891 425 −8.0%
1896 428 +0.7%
1901 444 +3.7%
1906 463 +4.3%
1911 458 −1.1%
1921 382 −16.6%
1926 388 +1.6%
1931 384 −1.0%
1936 376 −2.1%
1946 332 −11.7%
1954 316 −4.8%
1962 324 +2.5%
1968 352 +8.6%
1975 331 −6.0%
1982 318 −3.9%
1990 378 +18.9%
1999 395 +4.5%
2008 498 +26.1%

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