Valensole

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Valensole
Valensole 02.jpg
Coat of arms of Valensole
Coat of arms
Valensole is located in France
Valensole
Valensole
Coordinates: 43°50′20″N 5°59′04″E / 43.8389°N 5.9844°E / 43.8389; 5.9844Coordinates: 43°50′20″N 5°59′04″E / 43.8389°N 5.9844°E / 43.8389; 5.9844
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Valensole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Aurric
Area1 127.77 km2 (49.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,875
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04230 / 04210
Elevation 290–651 m (951–2,136 ft)
(avg. 595 m or 1,952 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Asse forms most of the commune's northern border, then flows into the Durance, which forms all of its western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 3,117 —    
1793 3,532 +13.3%
1806 3,566 +1.0%
1821 3,281 −8.0%
1831 3,521 +7.3%
1836 3,284 −6.7%
1841 3,135 −4.5%
1846 3,049 −2.7%
1851 3,151 +3.3%
1856 3,134 −0.5%
1861 3,072 −2.0%
1866 3,021 −1.7%
1872 3,186 +5.5%
1876 3,065 −3.8%
1881 3,020 −1.5%
1886 2,907 −3.7%
1891 2,807 −3.4%
1896 2,624 −6.5%
1901 2,550 −2.8%
1906 2,509 −1.6%
1911 2,357 −6.1%
1921 1,917 −18.7%
1926 1,924 +0.4%
1931 1,960 +1.9%
1936 1,966 +0.3%
1946 1,790 −9.0%
1954 1,784 −0.3%
1962 1,712 −4.0%
1968 1,791 +4.6%
1975 1,721 −3.9%
1982 1,944 +13.0%
1990 2,202 +13.3%
1999 2,334 +6.0%
2008 2,875 +23.2%

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