Saint-Benoît, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Saint-Benoît
Bridge of Queen Jeanne over the Coulomp
Bridge of Queen Jeanne over the Coulomp
Coat of arms of Saint-Benoît
Coat of arms
Saint-Benoît is located in France
Saint-Benoît
Saint-Benoît
Coordinates: 43°58′05″N 6°43′35″E / 43.9681°N 6.7264°E / 43.9681; 6.7264Coordinates: 43°58′05″N 6°43′35″E / 43.9681°N 6.7264°E / 43.9681; 6.7264
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Castellane
Canton Castellane
Intercommunality Terres de Lumière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Ferraro
Area1 21.03 km2 (8.12 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 122
 • Density 5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04174 /04240
Elevation 515–1,402 m (1,690–4,600 ft)
(avg. 720 m or 2,360 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-Benoît is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 429 —    
1793 550 +28.2%
1800 396 −28.0%
1806 445 +12.4%
1821 523 +17.5%
1831 512 −2.1%
1836 556 +8.6%
1841 590 +6.1%
1846 548 −7.1%
1851 516 −5.8%
1856 479 −7.2%
1861 431 −10.0%
1866 395 −8.4%
1872 392 −0.8%
1876 385 −1.8%
1881 405 +5.2%
1886 415 +2.5%
1891 402 −3.1%
1896 379 −5.7%
1901 269 −29.0%
1906 298 +10.8%
1911 258 −13.4%
1921 244 −5.4%
1926 248 +1.6%
1931 191 −23.0%
1936 183 −4.2%
1946 174 −4.9%
1954 146 −16.1%
1962 97 −33.6%
1968 71 −26.8%
1975 54 −23.9%
1982 66 +22.2%
1990 85 +28.8%
1999 112 +31.8%
2008 122 +8.9%

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