Gravières

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Gravières
Commune
Sanctuary of Notre Dame de Lourdes
Sanctuary of Notre Dame de Lourdes
Coat of arms of Gravières
Coat of arms
Gravières is located in France
Gravières
Gravières
Coordinates: 44°25′20″N 4°05′33″E / 44.4222°N 4.0925°E / 44.4222; 4.0925Coordinates: 44°25′20″N 4°05′33″E / 44.4222°N 4.0925°E / 44.4222; 4.0925
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Largentière
Canton Les Cévennes ardéchoises
Intercommunality Pays des Vans
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Monique Doladille
Area1 18.52 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 421
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 07100 /07140
Elevation 159–955 m (522–3,133 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Gravières is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the river Chassezac.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 1,033 —    
1800 895 −13.4%
1806 936 +4.6%
1821 971 +3.7%
1831 1,034 +6.5%
1836 1,031 −0.3%
1841 1,052 +2.0%
1846 1,071 +1.8%
1851 1,093 +2.1%
1856 1,009 −7.7%
1861 955 −5.4%
1866 902 −5.5%
1872 864 −4.2%
1876 790 −8.6%
1881 737 −6.7%
1886 734 −0.4%
1891 736 +0.3%
1896 736 +0.0%
1901 677 −8.0%
1906 677 +0.0%
1911 611 −9.7%
1921 527 −13.7%
1926 535 +1.5%
1931 514 −3.9%
1936 492 −4.3%
1946 416 −15.4%
1954 420 +1.0%
1962 436 +3.8%
1968 459 +5.3%
1975 400 −12.9%
1982 381 −4.7%
1990 369 −3.1%
1999 370 +0.3%
2008 372 +0.5%
2011 421 +13.2%

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