Maussane-les-Alpilles

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Maussane-les-Alpilles
Sainte-Croix church
Sainte-Croix church
Coat of arms of Maussane-les-Alpilles
Coat of arms
Maussane-les-Alpilles is located in France
Maussane-les-Alpilles
Maussane-les-Alpilles
Coordinates: 43°43′18″N 4°48′15″E / 43.7217°N 4.8042°E / 43.7217; 4.8042Coordinates: 43°43′18″N 4°48′15″E / 43.7217°N 4.8042°E / 43.7217; 4.8042
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Bouches-du-Rhône
Arrondissement Arles
Canton Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Intercommunality Vallée des Baux
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jack Sautel
Area1 31.59 km2 (12.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,102
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 13058 / 13520
Elevation 0–342 m (0–1,122 ft)
(avg. 40 m or 130 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.

Maussane-les-Alpilles (Occitan: Maussana leis Aupilhas) or (provençal: Maussano lis Aupiho) is a French commune in the Bouches-du-Rhône department in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune of Maussane-les-Alpilles is situated on the southern slopes of the Alpilles in the heart of the Natural Regional Park of the Alpilles. It is bound by the rocky ridges and crests of the Entreconque on the North and the north rim of the Crau on the South.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1800 1,435 —    
1806 1,372 −4.4%
1821 1,495 +9.0%
1831 1,402 −6.2%
1836 1,417 +1.1%
1841 1,402 −1.1%
1846 1,446 +3.1%
1851 1,545 +6.8%
1856 1,657 +7.2%
1861 1,742 +5.1%
1866 1,773 +1.8%
1872 1,625 −8.3%
1876 1,567 −3.6%
1881 1,541 −1.7%
1886 1,392 −9.7%
1891 1,383 −0.6%
1896 1,372 −0.8%
1901 1,426 +3.9%
1906 1,307 −8.3%
1911 1,356 +3.7%
1921 1,286 −5.2%
1926 1,236 −3.9%
1931 1,171 −5.3%
1936 1,111 −5.1%
1946 1,150 +3.5%
1954 1,153 +0.3%
1962 1,212 +5.1%
1968 1,251 +3.2%
1975 1,352 +8.1%
1982 1,514 +12.0%
1990 1,886 +24.6%
1999 1,968 +4.3%
2008 2,102 +6.8%

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