Sourribes

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Sourribes
Commune
Coat of arms of Sourribes
Coat of arms
Sourribes is located in France
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
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Sisteron
Intercommunality Lure-Vançon-Durance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Heymiès
Area1 19.75 km2 (7.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 174
 • Density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04211 /04290
Elevation 467–1,438 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 232 —    
1793 241 +3.9%
1800 240 −0.4%
1806 303 +26.2%
1821 293 −3.3%
1831 266 −9.2%
1836 230 −13.5%
1841 232 +0.9%
1846 211 −9.1%
1851 215 +1.9%
1856 198 −7.9%
1861 194 −2.0%
1866 201 +3.6%
1872 172 −14.4%
1876 167 −2.9%
1881 182 +9.0%
1886 182 +0.0%
1891 169 −7.1%
1896 160 −5.3%
1901 163 +1.9%
1906 146 −10.4%
1911 137 −6.2%
1921 136 −0.7%
1926 110 −19.1%
1931 104 −5.5%
1936 95 −8.7%
1946 97 +2.1%
1954 84 −13.4%
1962 60 −28.6%
1968 73 +21.7%
1975 75 +2.7%
1982 74 −1.3%
1990 116 +56.8%
1999 138 +19.0%
2008 174 +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.

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