Valernes

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Valernes
The Fombeton bridge, in Valernes
The Fombeton bridge, in Valernes
Coat of arms of Valernes
Coat of arms
Valernes is located in France
Valernes
Valernes
Coordinates: 44°15′47″N 5°57′32″E / 44.2631°N 5.9589°E / 44.2631; 5.9589Coordinates: 44°15′47″N 5°57′32″E / 44.2631°N 5.9589°E / 44.2631; 5.9589
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Seyne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Euloge
Area1 28.49 km2 (11.00 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 241
 • Density 8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 04231 /04200
Elevation 460–1,357 m (1,509–4,452 ft)
(avg. 625 m or 2,051 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1765 541 —    
1793 686 +26.8%
1800 646 −5.8%
1806 658 +1.9%
1821 643 −2.3%
1831 687 +6.8%
1836 701 +2.0%
1841 702 +0.1%
1846 711 +1.3%
1851 681 −4.2%
1856 707 +3.8%
1861 662 −6.4%
1866 591 −10.7%
1872 623 +5.4%
1876 590 −5.3%
1881 583 −1.2%
1886 572 −1.9%
1891 488 −14.7%
1896 497 +1.8%
1901 437 −12.1%
1906 431 −1.4%
1911 412 −4.4%
1921 316 −23.3%
1926 300 −5.1%
1931 285 −5.0%
1936 252 −11.6%
1946 229 −9.1%
1954 218 −4.8%
1962 191 −12.4%
1968 174 −8.9%
1975 142 −18.4%
1982 178 +25.4%
1990 222 +24.7%
1999 231 +4.1%
2008 241 +4.3%

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