Hauterives

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Hauterives is also a village part of the commune of Sainte-Enimie, in the Lozère department.
Hauterives
Gate
Gate
Coat of arms of Hauterives
Coat of arms
Hauterives is located in France
Hauterives
Hauterives
Coordinates: 45°15′22″N 5°01′38″E / 45.2561°N 5.0272°E / 45.2561; 5.0272Coordinates: 45°15′22″N 5°01′38″E / 45.2561°N 5.0272°E / 45.2561; 5.0272
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Le Grand-Serre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gabriel Biancheri
Area
 • Land1 30.51 km2 (11.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,584
 • Population2 density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 26148 / 26390
Elevation 269–506 m (883–1,660 ft)
(avg. 346 m or 1,135 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.

Hauterives is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

Ancient chapel

The Galaure flows southwest through the middle of the commune. It is home to Ferdinand Cheval's self-made Ideal Palace.

Cheval's "Palais Idéal". The signs on the right read "Travail d'un seul homme" (Work of only one man) and "Défense de rien toucher" (Touch nothing).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1790 1,588 —    
1911 1,747 +10.0%
1962 1,173 −32.9%
1968 1,123 −4.3%
1975 1,081 −3.7%
1982 1,096 +1.4%
1990 1,202 +9.7%
1999 1,333 +10.9%
2008 1,584 +18.8%

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