Canton of Barcillonnette

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Canton de Barcillonnette
French canton
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Seat Barcillonnette
Communes 3
Government
 • Representative Rémi Costorier
2008-2014
Area¹
 • Total 58.24 km2 (22.49 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Total 270
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Cantonal code 05 04
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The canton of Barcillonnette is a former administrative division in southeastern France. In 2004, with a registered population level of 270, it had a lower population than any other French canton.[1] It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 3 communes, which joined the canton of Tallard in 2015.[2]

Barcillonnette comprised the following three communes:

Commune Inhabitants Postal code INSEE code
Barcillonnette 104 05110 05013
Esparron 27 05110 05049
Vitrolles 139 05110 05184

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Canton of Barcillonnette
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 304 318 277 250 264 270
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ L'inévitable redécoupage électoral avant est en préparation , article de Denys Pouillard disponible en ligne Archived July 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. sur le site Horizons Politiques
  2. ^ Décret n° 2014-193 du 20 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Hautes-Alpes


Coordinates: 44°26′10″N 5°55′11″E / 44.43611°N 5.91972°E / 44.43611; 5.91972