Vabres-l'Abbaye

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Vabres-l'Abbaye
Cathedral
Cathedral
Coat of arms of Vabres-l'Abbaye
Coat of arms
Vabres-l'Abbaye is located in France
Vabres-l'Abbaye
Vabres-l'Abbaye
Coordinates: 43°56′N 2°50′E / 43.94°N 2.84°E / 43.94; 2.84Coordinates: 43°56′N 2°50′E / 43.94°N 2.84°E / 43.94; 2.84
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Millau
Canton Saint-Affrique
Intercommunality Saint-Affricain
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Bernat
Area1 41.36 km2 (15.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,106
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12286 / 12400
Elevation 299–730 m (981–2,395 ft)
(avg. 310 m or 1,020 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.

Vabres-l'Abbaye is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the northern part of the commune, on the right bank of the Dourdou de Camarès, which flows north through the middle of the commune and forms part of its northern border, where it is joined by the Sorgues.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 756 —    
1968 722 −4.5%
1975 732 +1.4%
1982 882 +20.5%
1990 1,111 +26.0%
1999 1,085 −2.3%
2008 1,106 +1.9%

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