Le Castellet, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Le Castellet
The village of Le Castellet
The village of Le Castellet
Coat of arms of Le Castellet
Coat of arms
Le Castellet is located in France
Le Castellet
Le Castellet
Coordinates: 43°56′22″N 5°58′51″E / 43.9394°N 5.9808°E / 43.9394; 5.9808Coordinates: 43°56′22″N 5°58′51″E / 43.9394°N 5.9808°E / 43.9394; 5.9808
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Riez
Intercommunality Val de Rancure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Garcia
Area1 18.87 km2 (7.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 257
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04041 /04700
Elevation 362–665 m (1,188–2,182 ft)
(avg. 480 m or 1,570 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.

Le Castellet is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The river Asse forms part of the commune's southern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 357 —    
1793 375 +5.0%
1806 346 −7.7%
1821 365 +5.5%
1831 338 −7.4%
1836 299 −11.5%
1841 261 −12.7%
1846 334 +28.0%
1851 319 −4.5%
1856 336 +5.3%
1861 282 −16.1%
1866 271 −3.9%
1872 247 −8.9%
1876 228 −7.7%
1881 246 +7.9%
1886 250 +1.6%
1891 220 −12.0%
1896 218 −0.9%
1901 206 −5.5%
1906 186 −9.7%
1911 198 +6.5%
1921 181 −8.6%
1926 177 −2.2%
1931 181 +2.3%
1936 133 −26.5%
1946 153 +15.0%
1954 131 −14.4%
1962 139 +6.1%
1968 125 −10.1%
1975 151 +20.8%
1982 186 +23.2%
1990 172 −7.5%
1999 202 +17.4%
2008 257 +27.2%

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