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
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
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Reillanne
Intercommunality Pays de Banon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Clapier
Area1 23.42 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 305
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04227 /04110
Elevation 499–865 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
Year Pop. ±%
1765 651 —    
1793 434 −33.3%
1800 551 +27.0%
1806 644 +16.9%
1821 610 −5.3%
1831 599 −1.8%
1836 641 +7.0%
1841 661 +3.1%
1846 630 −4.7%
1851 640 +1.6%
1856 600 −6.2%
1861 636 +6.0%
1866 604 −5.0%
1872 573 −5.1%
1876 569 −0.7%
1881 537 −5.6%
1886 519 −3.4%
1891 508 −2.1%
1896 447 −12.0%
1901 437 −2.2%
1906 364 −16.7%
1911 355 −2.5%
1921 256 −27.9%
1926 241 −5.9%
1931 253 +5.0%
1936 222 −12.3%
1946 186 −16.2%
1954 161 −13.4%
1962 164 +1.9%
1968 142 −13.4%
1975 142 +0.0%
1982 171 +20.4%
1990 212 +24.0%
1999 257 +21.2%
2008 305 +18.7%

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