Lalevade-d'Ardèche

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Lalevade-d'Ardèche
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Lalevade-d'Ardèche is located in France
Lalevade-d'Ardèche
Lalevade-d'Ardèche
Coordinates: 44°38′55″N 4°19′26″E / 44.6486°N 4.3239°E / 44.6486; 4.3239Coordinates: 44°38′55″N 4°19′26″E / 44.6486°N 4.3239°E / 44.6486; 4.3239
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Thueyts
Intercommunality Porte des Hautes Cévennes Ardéchoises
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Merlet
Area
 • Land1 2.27 km2 (0.88 sq mi)
Population (2067)
 • Population2 1,184
 • Population2 density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 07127 / 07380
Elevation 255–490 m (837–1,608 ft)
(avg. 263 m or 863 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.

Lalevade-d'Ardèche is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

It is the commune with the smallest area in the department.

Old train station, now the town hall

Economy[edit]

In the 19th century, the commune was an active industrial center, with coal mines and tanneries. Today, the economy is dominated by tourism.

Population[edit]

The population has remained relatively stable since 1900, with slight fluctuations.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1906 1,349 —    
1911 1,288 −4.5%
1921 1,301 +1.0%
1926 1,264 −2.8%
1931 1,278 +1.1%
1936 1,108 −13.3%
1946 1,124 +1.4%
1954 1,096 −2.5%
1962 1,129 +3.0%
1968 1,150 +1.9%
1975 1,199 +4.3%
1982 1,103 −8.0%
1990 1,012 −8.3%
1999 1,032 +2.0%
2008 1,167 +13.1%

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