Sourribes

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Sourribes
Coat of arms of Sourribes
Coat of arms
Location of Sourribes
Sourribes is located in France
Sourribes
Sourribes
Sourribes is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Sourribes
Sourribes
Coordinates: 44°08′58″N 6°00′58″E / 44.1494°N 6.0161°E / 44.1494; 6.0161Coordinates: 44°08′58″N 6°00′58″E / 44.1494°N 6.0161°E / 44.1494; 6.0161
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
ArrondissementForcalquier
CantonSisteron
IntercommunalityLure-Vançon-Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Heymiès
Area
1
19.75 km2 (7.63 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
179
 • Density9.1/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
04211 /04290
Elevation467–1,438 m (1,532–4,718 ft)
(avg. 420 m or 1,380 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1765232—    
1793241+3.9%
1800240−0.4%
1806303+26.2%
1821293−3.3%
1831266−9.2%
1836230−13.5%
1841232+0.9%
1846211−9.1%
1851215+1.9%
1856198−7.9%
1861194−2.0%
1866201+3.6%
1872172−14.4%
1876167−2.9%
1881182+9.0%
1886182+0.0%
1891169−7.1%
1896160−5.3%
1901163+1.9%
1906146−10.4%
1911137−6.2%
1921136−0.7%
1926110−19.1%
1931104−5.5%
193695−8.7%
194697+2.1%
195484−13.4%
196260−28.6%
196873+21.7%
197575+2.7%
198274−1.3%
1990116+56.8%
1999138+19.0%
2008174+26.1%

Geography[edit]

The town is crossed by the Vançon. The village is situated 420 m above sea level. Beaudu caves.

History[edit]

Roman ruins are found to Beaudu. Several discoveries of Roman coins have been held on the common [2].

The town appears for the first time in the charters in 739.

An abbey of Benedictine nuns was founded before 1160, and remained there until 1464 and its merger with Abbey St. Clare of Sisteron. The abbey is lord of.

The common Beaudu it annexed in 1909. The medieval community had 24 fires in the enumeration of 1315, but was deserted in 1471. In 1765, she had 68 people.

A scrub is created in 1943 it was partly made up of peasants who continued to have a normal life, but who were mobilized in two hours.

Toponymy[edit]

The village's name as it appears the first time in 739 (Subtusripas), refers to its position at the foot of a rock.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.