The population development in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). The main tributaries of the Durance in the department are the Ubaye, the Bléone, the Asse, the Verdon on the left bank, the Buëch, the Jabron, and the Largue on the right bank. Historical population; Year ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Villeneuve, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. National Highway N85 between Digne-les-Bains and Castellane passes through several narrow gorges including that of Taulanne which is especially narrow. Population (2017-01-01) 831 ... ponds, glaciers > 1 km 2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. The main species exploited are Scots pine, black pine, larch, pubescent oak (or white oak), and beech. On 13 April 1970, the department of Basses-Alpes was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Alpes de Haute Provence Set between the coast and the Alps, this department boasts eleven ski resorts and with its rivers, lakes and reservoirs gives endless scope for watersports whether canoeing, white water rafting, boating or swimming. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. It formed the junction between the Train des Pignes and the Lyon-Marseille lines. The population development of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). There are several railway lines in Alpes de Haute-Provence. Historical population; Year ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lurs, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. A település népessége az elmúlt években az alábbi módon változott: Cultural information and portraits of artists of the department. Apart from eight communes which were attached either to Hautes-Alpes (the three communes of the Barcillonnette canton, or to Vaucluse (the canton of Sault) many communes have disappeared. The department has, by its own characteristics (mountainous and low population), a character marked by a relatively weak industrial base and a move towards the creation of jobs in the areas of trades and services. It was not until 1960 that the trend changed upwards quite strongly from less than 90,000 in 1954 to nearly 140,000 in 1999 and 153,000 in 2005. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence's members of the National Assembly from the 2017 legislative election (after Delphine Bagarry moved to the new Ecology Democracy Solidarity in 2020. In 2002 it was Jean Marie Le Pen who topped the first round. Dës Kategorie huet dës 5 Ënnerkategorien, vu(n) 5 am Ganzen. In between, the two influences mingle in the area of the Lower Alps. At the end of 2004 the department had 937 establishments with 17 exceeding fifty employees. Finally, note that voluntary work, with nearly 1,000 jobs offered, is also present in the department. Bédejun in the commune of Chaudon-Norante). This page was last edited on 7 December 2020, at 14:37 (UTC). Geographie. According to the agricultural census of 2000, the department has 2,947 farms, more than the 1,500 farms under the previous census carried out twelve years previously. D'Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04), bis 1970 Basses-Alpes sinn e franséischt Departement an der Regioun Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Dauphin is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. All three have a local edition. The rest of the department is sparsely populated (less than 10 inhabitants per km2 over most of the territory). Daily newspapers: La Provence, le Dauphine Libere, and La Marseillaise. The number of employees is about 22% of the workforce employed in the private sector. Historical population; Year Pop. A definition of the political choices of the county population is often translated as: the higher the altitude rises, the more the popular vote looks to the right. Barras is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France. The production is of a wide variety. Approximately 120 farms offer tourist activities (accommodation, catering or leisure),[14] with 70 certified.[14]. However, if this figure is close to the number of inhabitants the department had 150 years earlier, the distribution and activity of the population are very different. The climate of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department is a Mediterranean climate degrading by altitude and latitude. They are sometimes listed on maps (e.g. D'Departement erstreckt sech am Norden an Nordosten iwwer den Dall vun der Ubaye.Fir de Rescht gëtt seng Topographie haaptsächlech vun der Durance en hiren Nieweflëss modelléiert. La Mure-Argens) and others are nothing more than a pile of stones (like Levens in the commune of Majastres). The population was once fairly evenly distributed in the territory, including in the mountainous areas where mountain agriculture was well developed. These natural conditions make access to certain parts of the department rather difficult, especially in winter, and particularly the communes in the Arrondissements of Barcelonnette and Castellane. Localização Localização de Alpes da Alta Provença na França: Alpes da Alta Provença é um departamento da França localizado na região Provença-Alpes-Costa Azul. The characteristics of both climate trends are found throughout the department to a greater or lesser extent: Haute-Provence is therefore very interesting for European astronomers looking for a partly cloudy night sky and untouched by light pollution. In the field of health and social activities, there has been significant job creation also with 760 more jobs, bringing to 13% the share of employees in the sector in terms of total private employment. In the Senate, the department is represented by Claude Domeizel, a former Socialist Mayor of Volx. Large retail chains in the city prefer this mode of hiring to permanent staff. This has resulted from the development, particularly in the cities of Manosque and Digne, of major retail shopping areas. The health sector has substantially increased its importance in the economy with over a thousand more jobs, especially in the segments of short-term care-giving and maintenance, with nearly 850 related jobs. The population is now concentrated in the valley of the Durance and the South West of the department, and agriculture employs less than ever before. Area figures are computed by using geospatial data. Since the end of the First World War the department has been most often depicted, both by the Senate and the National Assembly, as an electoral issue of either the PCF or, especially, the socialist movement – the SFIO or the PS, or by the radical left. Its main cities are Digne-les-Bains (prefecture), Manosque, Sisteron, Barcelonnette, Castellane and Forcalquier. Some more specialized factories (olive oil, perfumes, wines) produce products with high added value. Services, mainly tourism and local services, is now the main industry. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: Arrondissement: Castellane: Canton: Castellane: Intercommunality: Alpes Provence Verdon - Sources de Lumière: Area. [citation needed] Eleven villages have been classified as having special architectural character, including: In summer many aerial sports use the surrounding mountains such as gliding, hang gliding and paragliding. This may change with the implementation of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). From the middle of the 19th century, however, it began to decline due to a strong rural exodus. +/-Saint-Jacques Barrême, Chaudon-Norante, Clumanc és Saint-Lions községekkel határos.Népesség. It was renamed Haute-Provence then Basses-Alpes. : Ënnerkategorien. 2º melhor custo-benefício de 684 lugares para ficar em: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The towns are small: only Digne-les-Bains and Manosque approach or exceed 20,000 people. It is an active astronomy research centre. It can be divided into three zones depending on the terrain, climate, population, and economy: The relief of the land compartmentalises the region: the enclosed valleys are difficult to access, so dividing the country into as many local areas which communicate very little with the outside. In fact, while in the lower valleys and flat lands of Haute-Provence an inland Mediterranean climate prevails, by contrast in the hills it is more mixed with the valley of the Ubaye characteristic of the inner Alps, with a marked continentality: winters are very harsh with stormy summers. In contrast, the three communes with less than 20 inhabitants in 2017 were Archail (15 inhabitants), Saint-Martin-lès-Seyne (14 inh.) and Majastres (4 inh.). This page was last edited on 21 January 2020, at 06:42 (UTC). In winter there is extensive skiing at eleven ski resorts. The Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is one of the most scenic departments in Provence, with the dramatic Gorges du Verdon (France's own Grand Canyon) and the Verdon Regional Natural park to the south, the more eastern of the Luberon hill villages to the south-west and the ruggedly beautiful Mercantour National Parc to the north-east. France computes the population from census results of different years. ±% ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Thèze, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence This Alpes-de-Haute-Provence geographical article is a stub. At the end of 2006, according to ASSEDIC data, the industrial sector employed 4,261 employees in the department, or a little over 14% of private sector employees. Saint-Pierre település Franciaországban, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence megyében.Lakosainak száma 96 fő (2017. január 1.). In European referendums, the department has voted "No" during the consultation on the Maastricht Treaty at 51.6% (majority of 2238 votes) and "No" during the consultation on the European Constitutional Treaty at 60.3% (majority 16,575 votes). Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (IPA: [ˌalpdəotpʁɔˈvɑ̃s]; okcitánul: Aups d'Auta Provença) a 83 eredeti département egyike, amelyeket a francia forradalom alatt 1790. március 4 … This is particularly the case of the historic plant at Saint-Auban (the Arkema factory formerly Elf-Atochem), the Sanofi of Sisteron factory (north of Saint-Auban), and Manosque (L'Occitane factory). This page was last changed on 8 May 2020, at 14:23. Inhabitants of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence are called the Bas-Alpins or Bas-Alpines referring to the department of Basses-Alpes which was the former name of the department until 1970. References [ change | change source ] ↑ "Populations légales 2017" . The city of Castellane is the smallest sub-prefecture in France. The transport sector created sixty additional jobs but it was especially the service sector enterprises and service to individuals (e.g. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. On 12 August 1793, the department of Vaucluse was created from parts of the departments of Bouches-du-Rhône, Drôme, and Basses-Alpes. One of the characteristics of the department is that there are 614 farms devoted to breeding animals other than cattle. In recent years, an increase in the cultivation of lavender has emerged, particularly in the area of Saint-André-les-Alpes. Piscina. In the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department agriculture has had a very important place in the economy but the food-producing polyculture has given way to a much more specialized agriculture oriented around fruit, cereals and high value added products (honey, perfumes, and essential oils, cosmetics, olives, and wine). Distributed to 4,000 copies in town halls, tourist offices and shops, it is to this day the strongest support media for the department. Basses-Alpes lost the canton of Sault to Vaucluse at this point. Similarly, in Manosque, the first city of the department in terms of employment, and sustainable development (2,000 more jobs in five years), the increase in temporary jobs has been spectacular – reaching 400 jobs. After the depopulation caused by the rural exodus, the department pioneered agritourism in the 1950s although it is no longer the leader in France in this field. According to the general census of the population, 32.8% of available housing in the department are second homes. Of all these offers at least three-quarters were for seasonal jobs. Many amateur observatories have been built and the Observatoire de Haute-Provence is one of the largest observatories in continental Europe. [1], The seismic hazard is moderate (zone 3) to medium (zone 4) with different faults such as the Durance located in the department.[2]. They are therefore quite isolated from the rest of the department and the region. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. Until 1970, the department was named as Basses-Alpes. The main river is the Durance which runs in the west of the department. This page was last edited on 8 November 2020, at 00:50 (UTC). Explanation: Communes in the boundaries of 1 January 2020. Many roads in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence are narrow and winding due to terrain. Piscina. At the end of 2006, this sector employed, among others, 1,141 employees in the transport sector, 3,425 employees in business services, and more than 4,000 in the field of services to individuals. Aromatic plants abound, and there are 250,000 beehives. The Building sector and public works account for 1,387 active establishments with more than half (758) institutions without any employees (artisans established their behalf). These are for the breeding of sheep and goats, including the production of milk used for cheese making under Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) for Banon cheese. There is a small harvest of wheat, wine in small quantities (but good), and truffles in large numbers. Since 2006, France estimates the population by using census results of different years. The tradition of the left is also manifested in rural areas since all cantons devoted to agriculture very early showed an inclination to vote for Republican candidates. Population (2017-01-01) 62 ... Authon is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France. François Mitterrand won the majority of votes of the inhabitants of the department in 1974, 1981, and 1988 although in the last two cases it was 53% of the vote. Industry is relatively small in terms of business establishments but has several relatively large companies. Club Domaine de Chateau Laval. La Garde is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Seventeen years later, in 1810, the canton of Barcillonnette was transferred over to Hautes-Alpes. a first merger of two communes followed by a merger with another commune: the Lyon-Perrache – Marseille-Saint-Charles (via Grenoble) line. These areas, deeply Catholic, have long opted for elected conservatives – one of the most famous being the former Minister of the Third Republic, Paul Reynaud. "On these steep slopes deforestation and flooding have resulted in a lack of fertile soil and agriculture has been the most miserable. Department in Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur (France). This page was last edited on 22 December 2020, at 16:28 (UTC). Banon is a commune in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04) Poloha departmentu na mape Francúzska: Administratíva; Commons ponúka multimediálne súbory na tému Alpes-de-Haute-Provence In the Chemistry sub-sector there are 1,761 employees and agribusiness has 1,205 employees: these are the two main divisions. Turismo em Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: Com 144.051 dicas, avaliações e comentários, o Tripadvisor é o centro de informações para turismo em Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The Aiguille de Chambeyron and the Marinet Lake in the Ubaye Valley. The valley of the, the Lower Alps: an intermediate mountain area with valleys and very remote villages, dry air and little fog (less than 20 days per year), infrequent rainfall (less than 90 days per year) but heavy (650 to 1500 mm per year), frequent thunderstorms in the mountains in summer, High sunshine hours in all seasons (2550 to 2850 hours per year), high thermal amplitudes, diurnal (over 10 °C) and annual (18 °C). very hot summers barely tempered by altitude. Service activities cover a total of 7,322 institutions in late 2004 with 4,323 (over 59%) with no employees. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (French: [alp də ot pʁɔvɑ̃s] (listen); Occitan: Aups d'Auta Provença; lit. [11] The National Office of Forests (ONF) manages 86,000 hectares. O que fazer em Alpes-de-Haute-Provence: No Tripadvisor, veja as 144.517 dicas dos viajantes e fotos das 334 coisas para fazer quando você estiver em Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. [12] The 2003 heat wave caused the decline of many species of trees, consequently accelerating the return of Mediterranean oaks, alders and linden.[13]. In the canton of Volonne, where Saint-Auban is, the reduction in industrial jobs (160 jobs lost on the Arkema work site) is partially offset by the increase in temporary employment (100 additional jobs ). A landmark of the Resistance during the Second World War, at Liberation the department deeply changed is roots to the left, a change that has not really been challenged since. This page was last edited on 10 September 2020, at 06:52 (UTC). There are strong republican traditions such as the number of Political clubs during the French Revolution and the resistance to the coup of Napoleon III in 1851. 1º melhor custo-benefício de 684 lugares para ficar em: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The other seat is occupied by the President of the Departmental Council, Jean-Louis Bianco, a former minister with François Mitterrand. Nearly 1,600 employees in the services sector are employed there. In late 2006, however, this sector employed 6,478 people in more than 1,000 establishments. Fir and spruce are less common. The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, nationality, immigration). This page was last edited on 3 September 2020, at 08:21 (UTC). 1. Formerly part of the province of Provence, it had a population of 161,588 in 2016. Explanation: Communes and areas in the boundaries of 1 January 2020. Politics Presidential Elections 2nd Round. of protected natural sites. References [ change | change source ] ↑ "Populations légales 2017" . The population of the departments of Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur Region according to census results and latest official estimates. Some villages still exist and sometimes gave their name to a new commune created by mergers (e.g. In 1854, the state of communes in the department was as follows:[9]. Thus, according to the survey on labour needs by ASSEDIC, most of the jobs available are now from the professions of sociocultural and sports activities (1031 offers listed out of 4752 total in the department), hotel (968 offers), cleaning (438 offers), catering (345 offers). The department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is one of the least densely populated of France with barely more than 20 inhabitants per km2. It's the marriage of Provence and the Alps, described by the well known writer Jean Giono, with more than 500,000h. Department in Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur (France) Contents: Population The population development of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (Occitan: Aups d'Auta Provença) is a department in the south of France, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. The chemical sector includes segments of: pharmacy (Sanofi factory, cited above, with more than 650 employees), basic chemistry (Arkema factory, with more than 500 employees), and cosmetics with more than 450 people. Its prefecture is Digne-les-Bains. the Chorges – Barcelonnette line (never opened), This page was last edited on 4 October 2020, at 11:03. Among the 15 cantons in the department, 5 have a resident population of less than 10,000 inhabitants: Barcelonnette, Castellane, Riez, Seyne, and Valensole. Aiglun, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Inhabitants of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence are called the Bas-Alpins or Bas-Alpines referring to the department of Basses … This increase is particularly in hospitality and accommodation with nearly a thousand employees, an increase of about 150 jobs since 2001, while the area of home care now employs 741 employees instead of 457 five years earlier. Finally, in 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy, who reached the top in the first round, with nearly 30% of the votes, gained 53.2% in the second round. Estacionamento gratuito. Almost all of the department is in the watershed of the Durance except for the extreme south-east (the cantons of Annot and Entrevaux) which are drained by the Var. The average farm size has increased from 32 to 56 hectares. The rural exodus of the 19th and 20th centuries has had a significant impact on the population of towns: some were completely or almost completely abandoned by their inhabitants which led to the disappearance of fifty communes since the creation of the department. The department has never really developed: in 1870 there were 27 small mines (one lead, four oil shale and 22 lignite).[6]. The utilised agricultural area is 165,809 hectares mostly devoted to farming activities such as grass meadows for over 96,000 hectares. Sua capital é a cidade de Digne-les-Bains This is a departement of contrasts with its high plains and mountains, fields of lavender and ski trails. Here is an unflattering excerpt from an article called "Basse Alpes" from the Atlas Larousse published at the beginning of the 20th century: "Scattered whitish rocks stand out like bones, a thin topsoil where bushes languish, some mountain flowers and stunted trees ... these mountains form almost everywhere a dreadful desert which will not have more inhabitants: this is the Sahara without the sun of Africa, with the snows of Siberia." A project to reopen the line is being studied and included in the planning between the State and Region. The population is concentrated mainly in the valleys of the Durance, the Bléone (up to Digne) and the nearby flat lands. Formerly part of the province of Provence, it had a population of 161,588 in 2016. These are: The families Simiane, Agoult, and Ponteves, nobles of Provence, Location of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in France, Ancient communes and changes to the administrative divisions of the communes, Departmental Council of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Notable People associated with the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence Department, Movies and TV films made in the department, Meteorological data for Saint Auban – 461m altitude, from 1981 to 2010, Communes of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence's 1st constituency, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence's 2nd constituency, International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, Société scientifique et littéraire des Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Cantons of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Arrondissements of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Decree on seismic risk in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Site sur la Population et les Limites Administratives de la France, Téléchargement du fichier d'ensemble des populations légales en 2017, Forest Inventory for Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (04) The accounts of the Communes and groupings, Website for Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Basses-Alpes, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Visit to the Valley of La Blanche, Seyne-les-Alpes and nearby villages, The Alps of Hautes Provences, Mural Paintings from the 11th to the 16th centuries,, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, the plateaux, hills and valleys of Haute-Provence, which comprise one-third of the area but two-thirds of the population and the most important cities of the department with almost all of the economic activity apart from mountain tourism.