Berrias-et-Casteljau

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Berrias-et-Casteljau
Commune
Commandery of Jalès
Commandery of Jalès
Coat of arms of Berrias-et-Casteljau
Coat of arms
Berrias-et-Casteljau is located in France
Berrias-et-Casteljau
Berrias-et-Casteljau
Coordinates: 44°22′33″N 4°12′04″E / 44.3758°N 4.2011°E / 44.3758; 4.2011Coordinates: 44°22′33″N 4°12′04″E / 44.3758°N 4.2011°E / 44.3758; 4.2011
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Les Cévennes ardéchoises
Intercommunality Pays de Jalès
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Ferole
Area1 26.42 km2 (10.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 640
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 07031 /07460
Elevation 100–262 m (328–860 ft)
(avg. 130 m or 430 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.

Berrias-et-Casteljau is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The Chassezac flows southeast through the northern part of the commune, then forms part of its eastern border.

The Berriasian Age of the Cretaceous Period of geological time is named for the village of Berrias in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 651 —    
1968 622 −4.5%
1975 614 −1.3%
1982 536 −12.7%
1990 541 +0.9%
1999 566 +4.6%
2008 640 +13.1%

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