Saint-Avit, Drôme

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Saint-Avit
Commune
A general view of Saint-Avit
A general view of Saint-Avit
Saint-Avit is located in France
Saint-Avit
Saint-Avit
Coordinates: 45°11′51″N 4°58′14″E / 45.1975°N 4.9706°E / 45.1975; 4.9706Coordinates: 45°11′51″N 4°58′14″E / 45.1975°N 4.9706°E / 45.1975; 4.9706
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Drôme
Arrondissement Valence
Canton Saint-Vallier
Intercommunality Galaure
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Robert
Area1 8.94 km2 (3.45 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 314
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 26293 /26330
Elevation 227–443 m (745–1,453 ft)
(avg. 348 m or 1,142 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.
Map commune de Saint-Avit.

Saint-Avit is a commune in the Drôme department in southeastern France.

Saint-Avit wss detached from the municipality of Ratières on November 15, 1869 and is located 17 km east of Saint-Vallier (capital of the canton) and 10 km north of Saint-Donat-sur-l'Herbasse.

The surrounding communities are Ratières, Saint-Martin-d'Août, Bathernay, Châteauneuf-de-Galaure, Mureils and Claveyson.


Population[edit]

population of Saint-Avit
Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1911 419 —    
1962 241 −42.5%
1968 276 +14.5%
1975 240 −13.0%
1982 231 −3.7%
1990 212 −8.2%
1999 242 +14.2%
2008 314 +29.8%

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