Château-Ville-Vieille

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Château-Ville-Vieille
Commune
Chateau of Queyras
Chateau of Queyras
Coat of arms of Château-Ville-Vieille
Coat of arms
Château-Ville-Vieille is located in France
Château-Ville-Vieille
Château-Ville-Vieille
Coordinates: 44°45′27″N 6°47′30″E / 44.7575°N 6.7917°E / 44.7575; 6.7917Coordinates: 44°45′27″N 6°47′30″E / 44.7575°N 6.7917°E / 44.7575; 6.7917
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Guillestre
Intercommunality Queyras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Poncet
Area1 66.9 km2 (25.8 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 328
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05038 /05350
Elevation 1,229–3,280 m (4,032–10,761 ft)
(avg. 1,360 m or 4,460 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.

Château-Ville-Vieille is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the Queyras.

The two villages in the commune lie in the Guil valley; Ville-Vieille on the left bank of the Guil and Château-Queyras on its right bank.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 295 —    
1968 304 +3.1%
1975 283 −6.9%
1982 268 −5.3%
1990 271 +1.1%
1999 321 +18.5%
2008 328 +2.2%

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