Les Mées, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Les Mées
Village des Mées (04).JPG
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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