Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban

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Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Coat of arms
Location of Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is located in France
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Coordinates: 44°05′39″N 6°00′33″E / 44.0942°N 6.0092°E / 44.0942; 6.0092Coordinates: 44°05′39″N 6°00′33″E / 44.0942°N 6.0092°E / 44.0942; 6.0092
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
ArrondissementDigne-les-Bains
CantonChâteau-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
IntercommunalityMoyenne Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Martellini
Area
1
18.34 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
5,279
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
04049 /04160
Elevation403–742 m (1,322–2,434 ft)
(avg. 440 m or 1,440 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is a commune in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in southeastern France.

History[edit]

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is on the Route Napoléon, the route taken by Napoléon in 1815 on his return from Elba.

Geography[edit]

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban and surrounding districts

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is on the River Durance.

Population[edit]

Its inhabitants are referred to as Jarlandins.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19625,785—    
19686,532+12.9%
19756,240−4.5%
19825,576−10.6%
19905,109−8.4%
19994,970−2.7%
20085,270+6.0%

Sights[edit]

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban has one of the French pacifist monuments to the dead, which reads: "war is a crime".

The airfield is "Le Centre National de Vol à Voile", the French national centre for the sport of gliding.

Education[edit]

A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile is located in the commune[2] · .[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in French) Enac / SEFA : La fusion opérationnelle pour le 1er janvier 2011
  3. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in French) Vie des campus

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