Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

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Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon
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A general view of the village of Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon and the Lake of Sainte-Croix
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Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon
Coordinates: 43°45′35″N6°09′07″E / 43.7597°N 6.1519°E / 43.7597; 6.1519 Coordinates: 43°45′35″N6°09′07″E / 43.7597°N 6.1519°E / 43.7597; 6.1519
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Digne-les-Bains
Canton Valensole
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Jean-Marie Bourjac [1]
Area
1
13.7 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
119
  Density8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
04176 /04500
Elevation443–669 m (1,453–2,195 ft)
(avg. 513 m or 1,683 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon (French pronunciation:  [sɛ̃t kʁwa dy vɛʁdɔ̃] , literally Sainte-Croix of Verdon ; Provençal: Santa Crotz de Verdon) is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France.

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Prior to 16 September 2005, the commune was known as Sainte-Croix-de-Verdon.

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1765333    
1793388+16.5%
1800417+7.5%
1806422+1.2%
1821482+14.2%
1831521+8.1%
1836496−4.8%
1841472−4.8%
1846486+3.0%
1851456−6.2%
1856483+5.9%
1861469−2.9%
1866465−0.9%
1872414−11.0%
1876387−6.5%
1881411+6.2%
1886366−10.9%
1891359−1.9%
YearPop.±%
1896311−13.4%
1901256−17.7%
1906253−1.2%
1911260+2.8%
1921208−20.0%
1926192−7.7%
1931161−16.1%
1936158−1.9%
1946124−21.5%
1954126+1.6%
1962106−15.9%
1968107+0.9%
197561−43.0%
198277+26.2%
199087+13.0%
1999102+17.2%
2008132+29.4%

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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.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.