Avançon, Hautes-Alpes

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Avançon
A general view of the village of Avançon
A general view of the village of Avançon
Avançon is located in France
Avançon
Avançon
Coordinates: 44°31′35″N 6°11′10″E / 44.5264°N 6.1861°E / 44.5264; 6.1861Coordinates: 44°31′35″N 6°11′10″E / 44.5264°N 6.1861°E / 44.5264; 6.1861
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Tallard
Intercommunality Avance
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurent Nicolas[1]
Area1 22.57 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 407
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05011 /05230
Elevation 718–1,629 m (2,356–5,344 ft)
(avg. 900 m or 3,000 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.

Avançon is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 561 —    
1800 576 +2.7%
1806 608 +5.6%
1821 538 −11.5%
1831 656 +21.9%
1836 652 −0.6%
1841 673 +3.2%
1846 667 −0.9%
1851 656 −1.6%
1856 611 −6.9%
1861 621 +1.6%
1866 607 −2.3%
1872 584 −3.8%
1876 594 +1.7%
1881 574 −3.4%
1886 593 +3.3%
1891 519 −12.5%
1896 534 +2.9%
1901 513 −3.9%
1906 510 −0.6%
1911 506 −0.8%
1921 399 −21.1%
1926 402 +0.8%
1931 343 −14.7%
1936 342 −0.3%
1946 307 −10.2%
1954 270 −12.1%
1962 249 −7.8%
1968 252 +1.2%
1975 219 −13.1%
1982 261 +19.2%
1990 279 +6.9%
1999 331 +18.6%
2008 352 +6.3%
2012 407 +15.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of mayors of the Hautes-Alpes department". Prefecture of Hautes-Alpes (in French). 3 June 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.