Les Mées, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Les Mées
The village of Les Mées, seen from the village of Peyruis
The village of Les Mées, seen from the village of Peyruis
Coat of arms of Les Mées
Coat of arms
Les Mées is located in France
Les Mées
Les Mées
Coordinates: 44°01′50″N 5°58′38″E / 44.0306°N 5.9772°E / 44.0306; 5.9772Coordinates: 44°01′50″N 5°58′38″E / 44.0306°N 5.9772°E / 44.0306; 5.9772
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Les Mées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Raymond Philippe
Area1 65.4 km2 (25.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,591
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04116 / 04190
Elevation 348–824 m (1,142–2,703 ft)
(avg. 410 m or 1,350 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.

Les Mées (Occitan: Lei Mès) is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The Bléone forms the commune's northern border, then flows into the Durance, which forms the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 2,014 —    
1793 1,805 −10.4%
1806 2,209 +22.4%
1821 2,146 −2.9%
1831 2,129 −0.8%
1836 2,082 −2.2%
1841 2,030 −2.5%
1846 1,950 −3.9%
1851 1,893 −2.9%
1856 1,964 +3.8%
1861 2,030 +3.4%
1866 2,116 +4.2%
1872 2,165 +2.3%
1876 2,214 +2.3%
1881 2,124 −4.1%
1886 2,034 −4.2%
1891 1,993 −2.0%
1896 1,922 −3.6%
1901 1,924 +0.1%
1906 1,753 −8.9%
1911 1,783 +1.7%
1921 1,491 −16.4%
1926 1,449 −2.8%
1931 1,451 +0.1%
1936 1,390 −4.2%
1946 1,542 +10.9%
1954 1,566 +1.6%
1962 2,370 +51.3%
1968 2,063 −13.0%
1975 2,128 +3.2%
1982 2,275 +6.9%
1990 2,601 +14.3%
1999 2,925 +12.5%
2008 3,591 +22.8%

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