Valensole

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Valensole
Commune
A general view of the village of Valensole
A general view of the village of Valensole
Coat of arms of Valensole
Coat of arms
Valensole is located in France
Valensole
Valensole
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
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
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Valensole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Aurric
Area1 127.77 km2 (49.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,875
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 04230 /04210
Elevation 290–651 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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%

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