Vachères

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Vachères between the upper courses of river Calavon and river Largue
Vachères
Commune
A general view of the village of Vachères
A general view of the village of Vachères
Coat of arms of Vachères
Coat of arms
Vachères is located in France
Vachères
Vachères
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Vachères is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vachères
Vachères
Coordinates: 43°55′56″N 5°38′21″E / 43.9322°N 5.6392°E / 43.9322; 5.6392Coordinates: 43°55′56″N 5°38′21″E / 43.9322°N 5.6392°E / 43.9322; 5.6392
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
ArrondissementForcalquier
CantonReillanne
IntercommunalityPays de Banon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Clapier
Area123.42 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2305
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code04227 /04110
Elevation499–865 m (1,637–2,838 ft)
(avg. 830 m or 2,720 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.

Vachères is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1765651—    
1793434−33.3%
1800551+27.0%
1806644+16.9%
1821610−5.3%
1831599−1.8%
1836641+7.0%
1841661+3.1%
1846630−4.7%
1851640+1.6%
1856600−6.2%
1861636+6.0%
1866604−5.0%
1872573−5.1%
1876569−0.7%
1881537−5.6%
1886519−3.4%
1891508−2.1%
1896447−12.0%
1901437−2.2%
1906364−16.7%
1911355−2.5%
1921256−27.9%
1926241−5.9%
1931253+5.0%
1936222−12.3%
1946186−16.2%
1954161−13.4%
1962164+1.9%
1968142−13.4%
1975142+0.0%
1982171+20.4%
1990212+24.0%
1999257+21.2%
2008305+18.7%

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