Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille

Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Commune
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Coat of arms of Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Coat of arms
Location of Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille is located in France
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille
Coordinates: 44°56′23″N 3°59′46″E / 44.9397°N 3.9961°E / 44.9397; 3.9961Coordinates: 44°56′23″N 3°59′46″E / 44.9397°N 3.9961°E / 44.9397; 3.9961
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Loire
ArrondissementLe Puy-en-Velay
CantonMézenc
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Arcis
Area
1
39.39 km2 (15.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,789
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
43135 /43150
Elevation752–1,283 m (2,467–4,209 ft)
(avg. 950 m or 3,120 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17933,515—    
18064,355+23.9%
18213,105−28.7%
18313,420+10.1%
18413,461+1.2%
18513,464+0.1%
18613,589+3.6%
18723,831+6.7%
18813,749−2.1%
18913,759+0.3%
19013,743−0.4%
19113,650−2.5%
19213,554−2.6%
19313,104−12.7%
19462,255−27.4%
19542,065−8.4%
19622,085+1.0%
19682,085+0.0%
19751,966−5.7%
19821,911−2.8%
19901,828−4.3%
19991,734−5.1%
20071,738+0.2%
20171,789+2.9%

SightsEdit

The official start of the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail (GR 70), a popular long-distance path, is at Place de la Poste in the centre of the village, marked by a plaque. Stevenson spent about a month in Le Monastier before setting off on his travels, as recounted in Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Castle, Alan (2007). The Robert Louis Stevenson Trail (2nd ed.). Cicerone. pp. 61–62. ISBN 978-1-85284-511-7.

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