Barnave, Drôme

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Barnave
The village and the Glandasse mountain
The village and the Glandasse mountain
Location of Barnave
Barnave is located in France
Barnave
Barnave
Barnave is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Barnave
Barnave
Coordinates: 44°39′39″N 5°22′15″E / 44.6608°N 5.3708°E / 44.6608; 5.3708Coordinates: 44°39′39″N 5°22′15″E / 44.6608°N 5.3708°E / 44.6608; 5.3708
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentDrôme
ArrondissementDie
CantonLe Diois
IntercommunalityDiois
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michelle Philippe
Area
1
13.06 km2 (5.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
204
 • Density16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
26025 /26310
Elevation474–1,339 m (1,555–4,393 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Barnave is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

Barnave is a small village, located opposite the Dome Pie Ferre (2040m) of Glandasse. The territory is crossed by the Barnavette River, a small creek which empties into the Drôme. The village lies 13 kilometres from the canton capital of Luc-en-Diois.

Hamlets[edit]

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  • Le Serre: A sheep farm destined for organic meat production.
  • La Louine: Contains three residential houses and two farms. The distillery, formerly owned by the CUMA, dates from 1946 but the structure fell into ruin, and was sold in 2007 and is now in production again.
  • La Bégude: Residential hamlet.
  • Le Moulin de Jansac: Housing, largely dependent on Recoubeau-Jansac.
  • La Perlette: The hamlet now has more than one farm and is about 3 km from the village as the crow flies, on the other side of the Drôme.
  • Les Brunets: Imposing farmhouse converted into a second home.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1911260—    
1962143−45.0%
1968117−18.2%
1975109−6.8%
1982119+9.2%
1990125+5.0%
1999155+24.0%
2008158+1.9%

Architecture[edit]

The typical architecture of houses in the village of Barnave is a mixture of Roman influences and early medieval. The stone extracted from fields and limestone form the basis for almost all houses that make up the village. There are still significant remnants of feudal times in Barnave. The ruins of the old village are still visible, as is the traces of a castle. A large portion of the castle wall is still standing. The commune also contains a nineteenth-century church and a temple.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
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