Le Glaizil

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Le Glaizil
Commune
Ruins of the Castle of Lesdiguières
Ruins of the Castle of Lesdiguières
Coat of arms of Le Glaizil
Coat of arms
Le Glaizil is located in France
Le Glaizil
Le Glaizil
Coordinates: 44°45′16″N 5°59′00″E / 44.7544°N 5.9833°E / 44.7544; 5.9833Coordinates: 44°45′16″N 5°59′00″E / 44.7544°N 5.9833°E / 44.7544; 5.9833
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
Intercommunality Valgaudémar
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Gauthier[1]
Area1 21.93 km2 (8.47 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 180
 • Density 8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05062 /05800
Elevation 774–2,570 m (2,539–8,432 ft)
(avg. 862 m or 2,828 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 Glaizil is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. It is famous for hosting the ruins of the castle of the Duke of Lesdiguières, Constable of France in the 17th Century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 115 —    
1968 155 +34.8%
1975 168 +8.4%
1982 175 +4.2%
1990 169 −3.4%
1999 179 +5.9%
2008 170 −5.0%
2012 180 +5.9%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of mayors of the Hautes-Alpes department". Prefecture of Hautes-Alpes (in French). 3 June 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.