Upaix

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Upaix
A general view of the village
A general view of the village
Coat of arms of Upaix
Coat of arms
Upaix is located in France
Upaix
Upaix
Coordinates: 44°19′07″N 5°52′32″E / 44.3186°N 5.8756°E / 44.3186; 5.8756Coordinates: 44°19′07″N 5°52′32″E / 44.3186°N 5.8756°E / 44.3186; 5.8756
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Laragne-Montéglin
Intercommunality Laragne
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Abel Jouve[1]
Area1 23.26 km2 (8.98 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 431
 • Density 19/km2 (48/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 05173 / 05300
Elevation 494–757 m (1,621–2,484 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.

Upaix is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Administration[edit]

  • 2008–2014: Charles Aillaud
  • 2014–current: Abel Jouve[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 700 —    
1800 692 −1.1%
1806 839 +21.2%
1821 766 −8.7%
1831 747 −2.5%
1836 705 −5.6%
1841 715 +1.4%
1846 747 +4.5%
1851 693 −7.2%
1856 685 −1.2%
1861 662 −3.4%
1866 684 +3.3%
1872 661 −3.4%
1876 634 −4.1%
1881 563 −11.2%
1886 547 −2.8%
1891 505 −7.7%
1896 474 −6.1%
1901 454 −4.2%
1906 422 −7.0%
1911 516 +22.3%
1921 628 +21.7%
1926 585 −6.8%
1931 375 −35.9%
1936 360 −4.0%
1946 367 +1.9%
1954 329 −10.4%
1962 324 −1.5%
1968 328 +1.2%
1975 331 +0.9%
1982 284 −14.2%
1990 359 +26.4%
1999 376 +4.7%
2008 412 +9.6%
2012 431 +4.6%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of mayors of the Hautes-Alpes department". Prefecture of Hautes-Alpes (in French). 3 June 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2015.