Melve

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Melve
Chapelle et cimetière de Melve.jpg
Coat of arms of Melve
Coat of arms
Melve is located in France
Melve
Melve
Coordinates: 44°21′20″N 5°59′26″E / 44.3556°N 5.9906°E / 44.3556; 5.9906Coordinates: 44°21′20″N 5°59′26″E / 44.3556°N 5.9906°E / 44.3556; 5.9906
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton La Motte-du-Caire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Christian Borchi
Area1 14.11 km2 (5.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 106
 • Density 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04118 / 04250
Elevation 698–1,478 m (2,290–4,849 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 371 —    
1793 360 −3.0%
1800 327 −9.2%
1806 366 +11.9%
1821 407 +11.2%
1831 290 −28.7%
1836 290 +0.0%
1841 348 +20.0%
1846 312 −10.3%
1851 286 −8.3%
1856 264 −7.7%
1861 264 +0.0%
1866 261 −1.1%
1872 262 +0.4%
1876 253 −3.4%
1881 267 +5.5%
1886 215 −19.5%
1891 242 +12.6%
1896 208 −14.0%
1901 165 −20.7%
1906 186 +12.7%
1911 180 −3.2%
1921 123 −31.7%
1926 113 −8.1%
1931 99 −12.4%
1936 114 +15.2%
1946 107 −6.1%
1954 101 −5.6%
1962 101 +0.0%
1968 75 −25.7%
1975 80 +6.7%
1982 72 −10.0%
1990 98 +36.1%
1999 114 +16.3%
2008 106 −7.0%

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