Lurs, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

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Lurs
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Lurs, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
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Lurs
Coordinates: 43°58′14″N5°53′23″E / 43.9706°N 5.8897°E / 43.9706; 5.8897 Coordinates: 43°58′14″N5°53′23″E / 43.9706°N 5.8897°E / 43.9706; 5.8897
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Forcalquier
Intercommunality Pays de Forcalquier et Montagne de Lure
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Claire Bentosela [1]
Area
1
22.48 km2 (8.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01) [2]
382
  Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
04106 /04700
Elevation340–621 m (1,115–2,037 ft)
(avg. 612 m or 2,008 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lurs is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

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It is noted for the triple murder nearby of Jack Drummond and his wife and daughter in 1952.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1765774    
1793965+24.7%
1800971+0.6%
18061,028+5.9%
18211,032+0.4%
18311,236+19.8%
18361,224−1.0%
18411,131−7.6%
18461,113−1.6%
1851976−12.3%
1856983+0.7%
1861952−3.2%
1866903−5.1%
1872902−0.1%
1876804−10.9%
1881741−7.8%
1886829+11.9%
1891700−15.6%
YearPop.±%
1896684−2.3%
1901709+3.7%
1906717+1.1%
1911607−15.3%
1921530−12.7%
1926435−17.9%
1931417−4.1%
1936363−12.9%
1946379+4.4%
1954362−4.5%
1962311−14.1%
1968305−1.9%
1975275−9.8%
1982284+3.3%
1990320+12.7%
1999347+8.4%
2008376+8.4%

The inhabitants are referred to as Lursiens.

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2017". INSEE . Retrieved 6 January 2020.