Pellafol

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Pellafol
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Pellafol is located in France
Pellafol
Pellafol
Coordinates: 44°47′50″N 5°54′39″E / 44.7972°N 5.9108°E / 44.7972; 5.9108Coordinates: 44°47′50″N 5°54′39″E / 44.7972°N 5.9108°E / 44.7972; 5.9108
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Corps
Intercommunality Corps region
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Thierry Joubert
Area1 35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 138
 • Density 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 38299 / 38970
Elevation 639–2,793 m (2,096–9,163 ft)
(avg. 934 m or 3,064 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.

Pellafol is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

Pellafol is situated 7 km (4.3 mi) to the south of Dauphiné and Dévoluy (midway between Grenoble and Gap) on a magnificent plateau near Lake Sautet, It has limited entry to the departments of Isère and Hautes-Alpes.

Neighboring communes[edit]

Corps, Cordéac, Ambel, Beaufin, Saint-Étienne-en-Dévoluy.

History[edit]

Historically, Pellafol was a former fort château.

Administration[edit]

List of the successive mayors
period name party background
2001 Yves Moutin
Earlier data are not yet known.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 283 —    
1968 245 −13.4%
1975 200 −18.4%
1982 152 −24.0%
1990 149 −2.0%
1999 137 −8.1%
2011 138 +0.7%

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