Larche, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Larche
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Larche is located in France
Larche
Larche
Coordinates: 44°27′08″N 6°50′50″E / 44.4522°N 6.8472°E / 44.4522; 6.8472Coordinates: 44°27′08″N 6°50′50″E / 44.4522°N 6.8472°E / 44.4522; 6.8472
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Barcelonnette
Canton Barcelonnette
Intercommunality Vallée de l'Ubaye
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Max Granier
Area
 • Land1 68.86 km2 (26.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 72
 • Population2 density 1.0/km2 (2.7/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04100 / 04530
Elevation 1,606–3,165 m (5,269–10,384 ft)
(avg. 1,697 m or 5,568 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.

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

Geography[edit]

It lies on the northwestern foot of the Maddalena Pass, called Col de Larche in French.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1765 876 —    
1793 679 −22.5%
1800 848 +24.9%
1806 747 −11.9%
1821 784 +5.0%
1831 789 +0.6%
1836 788 −0.1%
1841 738 −6.3%
1846 677 −8.3%
1851 700 +3.4%
1856 672 −4.0%
1861 677 +0.7%
1866 650 −4.0%
1872 665 +2.3%
1876 645 −3.0%
1881 615 −4.7%
1886 787 +28.0%
1891 552 −29.9%
1896 576 +4.3%
1901 558 −3.1%
1906 587 +5.2%
1911 552 −6.0%
1921 377 −31.7%
1926 362 −4.0%
1931 299 −17.4%
1936 267 −10.7%
1954 151 −43.4%
1962 102 −32.5%
1968 128 +25.5%
1975 100 −21.9%
1982 91 −9.0%
1990 71 −22.0%
1999 83 +16.9%
2008 72 −13.3%

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