Thoard

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Thoard
Commune
The bell tower of the church of Our Lady of Bethlehem, in Thoard
The bell tower of the church of Our Lady of Bethlehem, in Thoard
Coat of arms of Thoard
Coat of arms
Thoard is located in France
Thoard
Thoard
Coordinates: 44°09′02″N 6°08′56″E / 44.1506°N 6.1489°E / 44.1506; 6.1489Coordinates: 44°09′02″N 6°08′56″E / 44.1506°N 6.1489°E / 44.1506; 6.1489
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Digne-les-Bains-1
Intercommunality Duyes et Bléone
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Baille
Area1 43.69 km2 (16.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 723
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04217 /04380
Elevation 667–1,652 m (2,188–5,420 ft)
(avg. 765 m or 2,510 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 963 —    
1793 974 +1.1%
1806 1,016 +4.3%
1821 962 −5.3%
1831 906 −5.8%
1836 1,078 +19.0%
1841 1,038 −3.7%
1846 1,049 +1.1%
1851 1,059 +1.0%
1856 1,024 −3.3%
1861 1,000 −2.3%
1866 989 −1.1%
1872 908 −8.2%
1876 919 +1.2%
1881 936 +1.8%
1886 928 −0.9%
1891 867 −6.6%
1896 796 −8.2%
1901 764 −4.0%
1906 807 +5.6%
1911 767 −5.0%
1921 633 −17.5%
1926 523 −17.4%
1931 512 −2.1%
1936 467 −8.8%
1946 435 −6.9%
1954 414 −4.8%
1962 314 −24.2%
1968 395 +25.8%
1975 423 +7.1%
1982 487 +15.1%
1990 564 +15.8%
1999 646 +14.5%
2008 723 +11.9%

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