La Bastide-Puylaurent

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La Bastide-Puylaurent
La Bastide-Puylaurent is located in France
La Bastide-Puylaurent
La Bastide-Puylaurent
Coordinates: 44°35′36″N 3°54′22″E / 44.5933°N 3.9061°E / 44.5933; 3.9061Coordinates: 44°35′36″N 3°54′22″E / 44.5933°N 3.9061°E / 44.5933; 3.9061
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Lozère
Arrondissement Mende
Canton Villefort
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Teissier
Area1 24.19 km2 (9.34 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 169
 • Density 7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 48021 / 48250
Elevation 751–1,328 m (2,464–4,357 ft)
(avg. 1,024 m or 3,360 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.

La Bastide-Puylaurent is a commune in the Lozère department in southern France.

The Trappist monastery Notre-Dame-des-Neiges (Our Lady of the Snows) is located about one and a half miles east of the village, in the Ardèche department.

Geography[edit]

The Chassezac forms part of the commune's southwestern border.

The town lies in the northern part of the commune, where it is crossed by the Allier, which flows northeast through the northern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 210 —    
1800 300 +42.9%
1806 190 −36.7%
1821 175 −7.9%
1831 218 +24.6%
1836 262 +20.2%
1841 268 +2.3%
1846 285 +6.3%
1851 271 −4.9%
1856 282 +4.1%
1861 276 −2.1%
1866 252 −8.7%
1872 348 +38.1%
1876 291 −16.4%
1881 351 +20.6%
1886 357 +1.7%
1891 325 −9.0%
1896 313 −3.7%
1901 300 −4.2%
1906 280 −6.7%
1911 260 −7.1%
1921 268 +3.1%
1926 269 +0.4%
1931 249 −7.4%
1936 289 +16.1%
1946 355 +22.8%
1954 212 −40.3%
1962 345 +62.7%
1968 242 −29.9%
1975 191 −21.1%
1982 176 −7.9%
1990 183 +4.0%
1999 157 −14.2%
2006 172 +9.6%
2009 169 −1.7%

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