Saint-Basile, Ardèche

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Saint-Basile
Commune
The church of Mounens, in the commune of Saint-Basile
The church of Mounens, in the commune of Saint-Basile
Saint-Basile is located in France
Saint-Basile
Saint-Basile
Coordinates: 44°57′25″N 4°34′19″E / 44.9569°N 4.5719°E / 44.9569; 4.5719Coordinates: 44°57′25″N 4°34′19″E / 44.9569°N 4.5719°E / 44.9569; 4.5719
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Ardèche
Arrondissement Tournon-sur-Rhône
Canton Haut-Vivarais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Rostaind
Area1 17.85 km2 (6.89 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 324
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 07218 /07270
Elevation 413–878 m (1,355–2,881 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.

Saint-Basile is a commune in the Ardèche department in southern France. The commune consists of four hamlets: Saint-Basile, Mounens, Laprans, and Cluac. A castle in the commune is owned by French comedian Yves Lecoq.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Saint-Basile are called Basilians.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 382 —    
1968 416 +8.9%
1975 367 −11.8%
1982 314 −14.4%
1990 273 −13.1%
1999 279 +2.2%
2008 324 +16.1%

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