Aucelon

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Aucelon
The village of Aucelon and its surroundings
The village of Aucelon and its surroundings
Location of Aucelon
Aucelon is located in France
Aucelon
Aucelon
Aucelon is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Aucelon
Aucelon
Coordinates: 44°37′30″N 5°20′43″E / 44.625°N 5.3453°E / 44.625; 5.3453Coordinates: 44°37′30″N 5°20′43″E / 44.625°N 5.3453°E / 44.625; 5.3453
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
ArrondissementDie
CantonLe Diois
IntercommunalityCC Diois
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Joël Boeyaert
Area
1
26.34 km2 (10.17 sq mi)
Population
(2015)2
14
 • Density0.53/km2 (1.4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
26017 /26340
Elevation435–1,485 m (1,427–4,872 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.

Aucelon is a commune in the department of Drôme, southeastern France. It is found in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Geography[edit]

Aucelon is a village perched at an altitude of 755 meters, towards the center of the mountain rings of Diosis. Aucelon's mountain has a height of 1356 meters. It is located in the south west of Die Tand, extends to the north of the Fourniers, and overlooks the valley of Roanne. The town is watered by the Brette.

Demography[edit]

In 1811, the municipality of Aucelon had 466 inhabitants, but the population has been in decline since 1793.[citation needed] Ever since the start of the 20th century, the census of the municipality of Aucelon has had reported less than 10,000 inhabitants. The surveys are held every five years, unlike other cities, which have one every year.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1811466—    
1911160−65.7%
196243−73.1%
196833−23.3%
197528−15.2%
198221−25.0%
199018−14.3%
199939+116.7%
200828−28.2%
20134−85.7%
201514+250.0%

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