La Souche

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La Souche
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La Souche is located in France
La Souche
La Souche
Coordinates: 44°37′48″N 4°11′53″E / 44.63°N 4.1981°E / 44.63; 4.1981Coordinates: 44°37′48″N 4°11′53″E / 44.63°N 4.1981°E / 44.63; 4.1981
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Thueyts
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thomas Albaladejo
Area1 31.52 km2 (12.17 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 356
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07315 / 07380
Elevation 463–1,498 m (1,519–4,915 ft)
(avg. 530 m or 1,740 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 Souche is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the Parc naturel régional des Monts d'Ardèche 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Aubenas; its main hamlets are located on the right bank of the river Lignon, which rises in the commune's western part, then flows east through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 346 —    
1968 385 +11.3%
1975 334 −13.2%
1982 312 −6.6%
1990 288 −7.7%
1999 290 +0.7%
2006 335 +15.5%
2011 356 +6.3%

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