Valbelle

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Valbelle
Commune
The village of Valbelle nestled in the valley, and the cirque
The village of Valbelle nestled in the valley, and the cirque
Coat of arms of Valbelle
Coat of arms
Valbelle is located in France
Valbelle
Valbelle
Coordinates: 44°08′55″N 5°52′56″E / 44.1486°N 5.8822°E / 44.1486; 5.8822Coordinates: 44°08′55″N 5°52′56″E / 44.1486°N 5.8822°E / 44.1486; 5.8822
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Sisteron
Intercommunality Vallée du Jabron
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre-Yves Vadot
Area1 32.99 km2 (12.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 235
 • Density 7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04229 /04200
Elevation 494–1,655 m (1,621–5,430 ft)
(avg. 580 m or 1,900 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 673 —    
1793 715 +6.2%
1800 835 +16.8%
1806 700 −16.2%
1821 810 +15.7%
1831 674 −16.8%
1836 784 +16.3%
1841 778 −0.8%
1846 699 −10.2%
1851 602 −13.9%
1856 594 −1.3%
1861 516 −13.1%
1866 505 −2.1%
1872 493 −2.4%
1876 504 +2.2%
1881 401 −20.4%
1886 383 −4.5%
1891 371 −3.1%
1896 318 −14.3%
1901 327 +2.8%
1906 294 −10.1%
1911 267 −9.2%
1921 180 −32.6%
1926 165 −8.3%
1931 145 −12.1%
1936 138 −4.8%
1946 132 −4.3%
1954 117 −11.4%
1962 87 −25.6%
1968 98 +12.6%
1975 96 −2.0%
1982 121 +26.0%
1990 156 +28.9%
1999 214 +37.2%
2008 235 +9.8%

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