La Javie

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La Javie
The Barles Gorge, in winter
The Barles Gorge, in winter
Coat of arms of La Javie
Coat of arms
La Javie is located in France
La Javie
La Javie
Coordinates: 44°10′31″N 6°21′07″E / 44.1753°N 6.3519°E / 44.1753; 6.3519Coordinates: 44°10′31″N 6°21′07″E / 44.1753°N 6.3519°E / 44.1753; 6.3519
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton La Javie
Intercommunality Haute Bléone
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Carteron
Area1 37.27 km2 (14.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 391
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04097 / 04420
Elevation 752–2,186 m (2,467–7,172 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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.

La Javie is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The village lies on the right bank of the Bléone, which flows west through the southeastern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 349 —    
1793 331 −5.2%
1800 130 −60.7%
1806 311 +139.2%
1821 412 +32.5%
1831 428 +3.9%
1836 452 +5.6%
1841 472 +4.4%
1846 521 +10.4%
1851 479 −8.1%
1856 399 −16.7%
1861 386 −3.3%
1866 455 +17.9%
1872 457 +0.4%
1876 505 +10.5%
1881 506 +0.2%
1886 445 −12.1%
1891 466 +4.7%
1896 464 −0.4%
1901 431 −7.1%
1906 421 −2.3%
1911 413 −1.9%
1921 378 −8.5%
1926 367 −2.9%
1931 321 −12.5%
1936 338 +5.3%
1946 291 −13.9%
1954 296 +1.7%
1962 265 −10.5%
1968 257 −3.0%
1975 222 −13.6%
1982 251 +13.1%
1990 297 +18.3%
1999 335 +12.8%
2008 391 +16.7%

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