Le Castellet, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Le Castellet
Village du Castellet (04).JPG
Coat of arms of Le Castellet
Coat of arms
Le Castellet is located in France
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Coordinates: 43°56′22″N 5°58′51″E / 43.9394°N 5.9808°E / 43.9394; 5.9808Coordinates: 43°56′22″N 5°58′51″E / 43.9394°N 5.9808°E / 43.9394; 5.9808
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Les Mées
Intercommunality Val de Rancure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Garcia
Area1 18.87 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 257
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04041 / 04700
Elevation 362–665 m (1,188–2,182 ft)
(avg. 480 m or 1,570 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Asse forms part of the commune's southern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 357 —    
1793 375 +5.0%
1806 346 −7.7%
1821 365 +5.5%
1831 338 −7.4%
1836 299 −11.5%
1841 261 −12.7%
1846 334 +28.0%
1851 319 −4.5%
1856 336 +5.3%
1861 282 −16.1%
1866 271 −3.9%
1872 247 −8.9%
1876 228 −7.7%
1881 246 +7.9%
1886 250 +1.6%
1891 220 −12.0%
1896 218 −0.9%
1901 206 −5.5%
1906 186 −9.7%
1911 198 +6.5%
1921 181 −8.6%
1926 177 −2.2%
1931 181 +2.3%
1936 133 −26.5%
1946 153 +15.0%
1954 131 −14.4%
1962 139 +6.1%
1968 125 −10.1%
1975 151 +20.8%
1982 186 +23.2%
1990 172 −7.5%
1999 202 +17.4%
2008 257 +27.2%

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