Valensole

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Valensole
A general view of the village of Valensole
A general view of the village of Valensole
Coat of arms of Valensole
Coat of arms
Location of Valensole
Valensole is located in France
Valensole
Valensole
Valensole is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Valensole
Valensole
Coordinates: 43°50′20″N 5°59′04″E / 43.8389°N 5.9844°E / 43.8389; 5.9844Coordinates: 43°50′20″N 5°59′04″E / 43.8389°N 5.9844°E / 43.8389; 5.9844
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentAlpes-de-Haute-Provence
ArrondissementForcalquier
CantonValensole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Aurric
Area
1
127.77 km2 (49.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,254
 • Density25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
04230 /04210
Elevation290–651 m (951–2,136 ft)
(avg. 595 m or 1,952 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

The river Asse forms most of the commune's northern border, then flows into the Durance, which forms all of its western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17653,117—    
17933,532+13.3%
18063,566+1.0%
18213,281−8.0%
18313,521+7.3%
18363,284−6.7%
18413,135−4.5%
18463,049−2.7%
18513,151+3.3%
18563,134−0.5%
18613,072−2.0%
18663,021−1.7%
18723,186+5.5%
18763,065−3.8%
18813,020−1.5%
18862,907−3.7%
18912,807−3.4%
18962,624−6.5%
19012,550−2.8%
19062,509−1.6%
19112,357−6.1%
19211,917−18.7%
19261,924+0.4%
19311,960+1.9%
19361,966+0.3%
19461,790−9.0%
19541,784−0.3%
19621,712−4.0%
19681,791+4.6%
19751,721−3.9%
19821,944+13.0%
19902,202+13.3%
19992,334+6.0%
20082,875+23.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.