Albon-d'Ardèche

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Albon-d'Ardèche
Albon d'Ardèche main street
Albon d'Ardèche main street
Location of Albon-d'Ardèche
Albon-d'Ardèche is located in France
Albon-d'Ardèche
Albon-d'Ardèche
Albon-d'Ardèche is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Albon-d'Ardèche
Albon-d'Ardèche
Coordinates: 44°49′20″N 4°25′43″E / 44.8222°N 4.4286°E / 44.8222; 4.4286Coordinates: 44°49′20″N 4°25′43″E / 44.8222°N 4.4286°E / 44.8222; 4.4286
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentArdèche
ArrondissementTournon-sur-Rhône
CantonHaut-Eyrieux
IntercommunalityVal'Eyrieux
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Frédéric Picard
Area
1
9.11 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
166
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
07006 /07190
Elevation567–1,112 m (1,860–3,648 ft)
(avg. 630 m or 2,070 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Albon-d'Ardèche is a commune in the Ardèche department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region of southern France.

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Albonnais or Albonnaises[2]

Geography[edit]

Albon-d'Ardèche is located some 25 km west of Livron-sur-Drome and about 30 km east of Langogne. The commune is traversed by the D102 coming east from Mézilhac through the village and continuing east to Saint-Sauveur-de-Montagut. The D211 also traverses the commune in the south running east from the D122 to Saint-Pierreville. Grand Feouzet in the south of the commune is accessed from this road via country roads. There is a considerable amount of forest in the commune and a little farming.[3]

The Glueyre west of the village

The Glueyre river passes through the commune from west to east fed by a number of streams in the commune. The river passes through the village and continues east to join the Eyrieux river at Saint-Sauveur-de-Montagut.[3]

Localities, villages and areas[edit]

  • Féouzet (and Grand Féouzet)
  • Serrepuy
  • La Neuve
  • Crouzet
  • Ribier
  • La Sauzée
  • Pouchet
  • Rouvier
  • Le Priouret
  • La Pra
  • Rémus
  • Le Fay
  • La Grangette
  • La Combe
  • Le Pendey
  • Tauzuc

Neighbouring communes and towns[3][edit]

History[edit]

The Communes of Albon d'Ardèche and Marcols-les-Eaux formed the village of Marcol until 1912.

Administration[edit]

General View of the village

List of Successive Mayors of Albon d'Ardèche[4]

From To Name Party Position
1912 1919 Auguste Giraud
1919 1923 Elie Seauve
1923 1929 Marcel Magnan
1929 1945 Gaston Bonnet
1945 1953 Elie Berthaud
1953 1958 Gaston Bonnet
1958 1975 Albert Brotte
1975 1983 Fernand Flandrin
1983 1989 Louis Lextrait
1989 1995 Jean Louis Chirouze
1995 1997 Pierre Dumas
1997 2000 René Blache
2000 2001 Gisèle Nury
2001 2010 Michel Filippi
2010 Current Frédéric Picard

(Not all data is known)

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006160—    
2007159−0.6%
2008158−0.6%
2009157−0.6%
2010156−0.6%
2011157+0.6%
2012159+1.3%
2013160+0.6%
2014162+1.2%
2015159−1.9%
2016159+0.0%

Distribution of Age Groups[edit]

The population of the town is relatively old. The rate of persons above the age of 60 years (41.1%) is higher than the national rate (21.8%) and departmental level (26.8%). Unlike national and departmental allocations, the male population of the town is greater than the female population (54.4% against 48.7% nationally and 49.1% at the departmental level).

The distribution of the population of the municipality by age groups is, in 2008, as follows:

  • 54.4% of men (0–14 years = 16.3%, 15–29 years = 8.1%, 30–44 years = 17.4%, 45–59 years = 26.7%, more 60 years = 31.4%);
  • 45.6% of women (0–14 years = 9.7%, 15–29 years = 11.1%, 30–44 years = 15.3%, 45–59 years = 11.1%, more than 60 years = 52.8%).

Percentage Distribution of Age Groups in Albon d'Ardèche and Ardèche Department in 2008

Albon Albon Ardèche Ardèche
Age Range Men Women Men Women
0 to 14 Years 16.3 9.7 18.7 16.9
15 to 29 Years 8.1 11.1 15.5 14.2
30 to 44 Years 17.4 15.3 20.2 19.2
45 to 59 Years 26.7 11.1 21.7 20.6
60 to 74 Years 24.4 34.7 15.7 16.0
75 to 89 Years 7.0 18.1 7.8 11.6
90 Years+ 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.5

Sources:

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Inhabitants of Ardèche (in French)
  3. ^ a b c Google Maps
  4. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)

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