Also some other noteworthy atypical cases: There are still some cases of communal associations since 1973 (some have also gone more or less quickly in favour of a "simple aggregation"). These jobs are in, among other things, the cosmetics industry, the construction industry and public works, and retail. Many amateur observatories have been built and the Observatoire de Haute-Provence is one of the largest observatories in continental Europe. The power station at Sainte-Tulle also supplied many activists to leftist organizations. 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. 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). A település népessége az elmúlt években az alábbi módon változott: The Alpes de Hautes-Provence department is a region where 49.1% of the area is forested or 343,691 hectares, with an average rate of 39.4% for the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. The positive migration flow for the department often originates from the arrival of retired households, due in particular to the significant increase in numbers of elderly and home care services. Club Domaine de Chateau Laval. Dauphin is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Explanation: Communes in the boundaries of 1 January 2020. Alpes de Haute Provence Population : 144,809 h Surface 6,925 km². According to the general census of the population, 32.8% of available housing in the department are second homes. Manosque because its location is by far the second largest city of the department (with 5,500 inhabitants). Azure, a fleur de lys of Or surmounted by a Label of three points gules all over a terrace in base argent indented of three points. The department has never really developed: in 1870 there were 27 small mines (one lead, four oil shale and 22 lignite).[6]. 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 ). 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Saint-Pierre település Franciaországban, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence megyében.Lakosainak száma 96 fő (2017. január 1.). Explanation: Communes and areas in the boundaries of 1 January 2020. Approximately 120 farms offer tourist activities (accommodation, catering or leisure),[14] with 70 certified.[14]. It formed the junction between the Train des Pignes and the Lyon-Marseille lines. In 1877, 55 communes only had access to trails or mule paths. In the Senate, the department is represented by Claude Domeizel, a former Socialist Mayor of Volx. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is subdivided into 4 arrondissements, 15 cantons and 198 communes. In 1854, the state of communes in the department was as follows:[9]. The towns are small: only Digne-les-Bains and Manosque approach or exceed 20,000 people. The cultivated species are temperate species, especially those at higher altitude, and Mediterranean species at low altitude. 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. It is an active astronomy research centre. Banon is a commune in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France. of protected natural sites. The average farm size has increased from 32 to 56 hectares. This page was last edited on 21 January 2020, at 06:42 (UTC). 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. This is largely explained by the fact that the major industrial companies in the department, such as companies in the construction sector, use temporary workers, instead of hiring full-time. The department of Basses-Alpes was occupied by fascist Italy from November 1942 to September 1943.[8]. Formerly part of the province of Provence, it had a population of 161,588 in 2016. There are several railway lines in Alpes de Haute-Provence. Mostrar preços. and Majastres (4 inh.). The population development in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). Geographie. This page was last edited on 3 September 2020, at 08:21 (UTC). Many roads in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence are narrow and winding due to terrain. 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. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. 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. : Ënnerkategorien. It was renamed Haute-Provence then Basses-Alpes. Service activities cover a total of 7,322 institutions in late 2004 with 4,323 (over 59%) with no employees. This page was last changed on 8 May 2020, at 14:23. [1], The seismic hazard is moderate (zone 3) to medium (zone 4) with different faults such as the Durance located in the department.[2]. 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. Department in Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur (France). 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. Large retail chains in the city prefer this mode of hiring to permanent staff. On 13 April 1970, the department of Basses-Alpes was renamed Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. They are sometimes listed on maps (e.g. This page was last edited on 10 September 2020, at 06:52 (UTC). 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. Arrondissement of Sisteron (former): 50 communes, 5 cantons. health and social activity) experienced a dramatic and significant growth. There were more than 150,000 inhabitants in 1850 but it fell to less than 100,000 after the First World War. Its main cities are Digne-les-Bains (prefecture), Manosque, Sisteron, Barcelonnette, Castellane and Forcalquier. 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. the Saint-Auban – Digne line (service provided by coaches) is now abandoned. The area's scenery provides the background to many activities and sights. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence had a population, in 2014, of 161,588, for a population density of 23.3 inhabitants/km 2. Since 2006, France estimates the population by using census results of different years. Aiglun, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. 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. Some more specialized factories (olive oil, perfumes, wines) produce products with high added value. This page was last changed on 8 May 2020, at 14:14. 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. Since 2006, France computes the population size from census results counted in different years. Services, mainly tourism and local services, is now the main industry. 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. 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. One of the characteristics of the department is that there are 614 farms devoted to breeding animals other than cattle. France computes the population from census results of different years. At its formation, the department had 270 communes (262 after changing the limits of the department) but it is now 200. It's the marriage of Provence and the Alps, described by the well known writer Jean Giono, with more than 500,000h. 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). some communes have absorbed a large number of others – such was the case of Digne and. Industry is relatively small in terms of business establishments but has several relatively large companies. In recent years, an increase in the cultivation of lavender has emerged, particularly in the area of Saint-André-les-Alpes. In winter there is extensive skiing at eleven ski resorts. A project to reopen the line is being studied and included in the planning between the State and Region. Population (2017-01-01) 831 ... ponds, glaciers > 1 km 2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. In the southern part, which has the climate of Provence, there are olive trees, mulberry trees, and orange trees. 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). Basses-Alpes lost the canton of Sault to Vaucluse at this point. J'y Vais Provence[permanent dead link], a bimonthly journal. For example, La Mure-Argens with Argens enjoying this status (with the Mayor delegated specifically for Argens, a city hall annex and an electoral district). From Mapcarta, the free map. Employee headcounts have risen sharply since 2001 as there have been a total of 627 additional jobs (more than 10% of the workforce) since that date. In the Chemistry sub-sector there are 1,761 employees and agribusiness has 1,205 employees: these are the two main divisions. 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. Commercial activities have undergone considerable change, and had in 2004 2,473 establishments but with 1,396 (over 56%) with no employees. 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. very hot summers barely tempered by altitude. [12] The 2003 heat wave caused the decline of many species of trees, consequently accelerating the return of Mediterranean oaks, alders and linden.[13]. Historical population; Year ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Villeneuve, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. A free bimonthly magazine is associated with the website providing close-ups of artists and events in the region. The department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is one of the least densely populated of France with barely more than 20 inhabitants per km2. The department has an electoral tradition markedly old left. 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 12 May 2020, at 03:55. Cultural information and portraits of artists of the department. References [ change | change source ] ↑ "Populations légales 2017" . Jump to navigation Jump to search ... Much of the population works in Saint-André-les-Alpes. The rest of the department is sparsely populated (less than 10 inhabitants per km2 over most of the territory). Bédejun in the commune of Chaudon-Norante). Its prefecture is Digne-les-Bains. Historical population; Year Pop. The population of the departments of Provence - Alpes - Côte d'Azur Region according to census results and latest official estimates. The production is of a wide variety. The utilised agricultural area is 165,809 hectares mostly devoted to farming activities such as grass meadows for over 96,000 hectares. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Finally, note that voluntary work, with nearly 1,000 jobs offered, is also present in the department. The city of Castellane is the smallest sub-prefecture in France. Among the 15 cantons in the department, 5 have a resident population of less than 10,000 inhabitants: Barcelonnette, Castellane, Riez, Seyne, and Valensole. 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. 2º melhor custo-benefício de 684 lugares para ficar em: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. On 12 August 1793, the department of Vaucluse was created from parts of the departments of Bouches-du-Rhône, Drôme, and Basses-Alpes. +/-Saint-Jacques Barrême, Chaudon-Norante, Clumanc és Saint-Lions községekkel határos.Népesség. Bounded in the east by Italy, the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department is surrounded by the departments of Alpes-Maritimes, Var, Vaucluse, Drôme, and Hautes-Alpes. 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 population is concentrated mainly in the valleys of the Durance, the Bléone (up to Digne) and the nearby flat lands. All three have a local edition. Barras is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of south-eastern France. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. 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. Exceptions in the department: the alpine areas of Barcelonnette and the upper valley of the Verdon, both territories of emigration but also with a garrison of Chasseurs Alpins in the first. Source: Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques, France (web). 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. 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. At the end of 2004 the department had 937 establishments with 17 exceeding fifty employees. La Garde is a commune in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department in southeastern France. Saint-Jacques település Franciaországban, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence megyében.Lakosainak száma 78 fő (2017. január 1.). A település népessége az elmúlt években az alábbi módon változott: In 2002 it was Jean Marie Le Pen who topped the first round. 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. The summer low water levels are severe and violent floods occur when heavy rains fall which is often in autumn. Formerly part of the province of Provence, it had a population of 161,588 in 2016. Of all these offers at least three-quarters were for seasonal jobs. The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, nationality, immigration). This may change with the implementation of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER). 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. 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. In 1995, Jacques Chirac was leading the second round of the presidential election with just over 52% but less than the national score. (P. Joanne). Since then population growth has very slowly resumed. It is this sector, however which has the largest number of establishments with more than 50 employees – 96 establishments. The other seat is occupied by the President of the Departmental Council, Jean-Louis Bianco, a former minister with François Mitterrand. The main cities are Manosque, Digne-les-Bains, Sisteron, Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, Oraison, Forcalquier, Les Mées, Pierrevert, Villeneuve, Sainte-Tulle, Gréoux-les-Bains, Barcelonnette and Castellane. 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. These sectors are evolving and increasing their activities. Free Newspapers: This is an area of arboriculture particularly along the Durance, which is the main farming area in terms of number of farms (829 in total). La Mure-Argens) and others are nothing more than a pile of stones (like Levens in the commune of Majastres). 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. the Chorges – Barcelonnette line (never opened), This page was last edited on 4 October 2020, at 11:03. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (IPA: [ˌalpdəotpʁɔˈvɑ̃s]; okcitánul: Aups d'Auta Provença) a 83 eredeti département egyike, amelyeket a francia forradalom alatt 1790. március 4 … '"Alps of Upper Provence"') is a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. It is followed by the crop sector (mostly grain) with 740 farms with the rest in the livestock sector. The industrial sector has lost nearly 400 jobs since 2001 particularly from downsizing at Arkema and despite the good financial health of Total S.A. which owns it. 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. Half of the Communes have less than 200 inhabitants, 17 communes have less than 50 and many villages have been abandoned. 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. Near Manosque are the lignite and gypsum mines. The Vanson Forest is found in the north, south, and east. 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." Population. References [ change | change source ] ↑ "Populations légales 2017" . The population development of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images). 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). some communes have chosen a name without historical connection, e.g. References [ change | change source ] ↑ "Populations légales 2017" . The arrondissements of Barcelonnette and Castellane are the two least populated arrondissements in France and the only ones in France with less than 10,000 inhabitants. It is in the Durance valley that the most important traffic routes are found: the A51 autoroute and the railway main line. In late 2006, however, this sector employed 6,478 people in more than 1,000 establishments. Politics Presidential Elections 2nd Round. Piscina. Until 1970, the department was named as Basses-Alpes. The transport sector created sixty additional jobs but it was especially the service sector enterprises and service to individuals (e.g. Aromatic plants abound, and there are 250,000 beehives. The Durance and its tributaries have a torrential character, with a transition between the snow regime of the high valleys and the Mediterranean rainfall regime in the lower mountains and below. Nearly 1,600 employees in the services sector are employed there. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence (French: [alp də ot pʁɔvɑ̃s] (listen); Occitan: Aups d'Auta Provença; lit. An dëser Kategorie fannt dir all Artikelen zum Theema Departement Alpes-de-Haute-Provence déi et op der Lëtzebuerger Wikipedia ze liese gëtt. [11] The National Office of Forests (ONF) manages 86,000 hectares. Its main cities are Digne-les-Bains, Manosque, Sisteron, Barcelonnette, Castellane and Forcalquier. Angles, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Sua capital é a cidade de Digne-les-Bains Seventeen years later, in 1810, the canton of Barcillonnette was transferred over to Hautes-Alpes. Inhabitants of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence are called the Bas-Alpins or Bas-Alpines referring to the department of Basses … This is a departement of contrasts with its high plains and mountains, fields of lavender and ski trails. [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. The population was once fairly evenly distributed in the territory, including in the mountainous areas where mountain agriculture was well developed. 1. 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 climate of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department is a Mediterranean climate degrading by altitude and latitude. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is a department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of Southeastern France. 1º melhor custo-benefício de 684 lugares para ficar em: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. 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. Fir and spruce are less common. Area figures are computed by using geospatial data. Allons, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. From the middle of the 19th century, however, it began to decline due to a strong rural exodus. The main river is the Durance which runs in the west of the department. There is a small harvest of wheat, wine in small quantities (but good), and truffles in large numbers. Alpes-de-Haute-Provence is a département in the French region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, and is on the French border with Italy. The number of employees is about 22% of the workforce employed in the private sector. The main species exploited are Scots pine, black pine, larch, pubescent oak (or white oak), and beech. The installation of the large chemical plant at Saint-Auban also had a favorable effect on the vote for the left (see below) and has been a breeding ground for the political organization of the left in the department by the trade union movement. 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.