Allons (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence)

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Allons coat of arms
Allons (France)
region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Castellane
Canton Castellane
Community association Alpes Provence Verdon
Coordinates 43 ° 59 ′  N , 6 ° 36 ′  E Coordinates: 43 ° 59 ′  N , 6 ° 36 ′  E
height 951-1,992 m
surface 41.71 km 2
Residents 143 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 3 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 04170
INSEE code

Saint Martin Church

Allons is a French municipality with 143 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur . It belongs to the arrondissement of Castellane and the canton of Castellane and is a member of the Alpes Provence Verdon municipal association .


The municipality is located in the French Maritime Alps around 60 kilometers northwest of Nice and 30 kilometers southeast of Digne-les-Bains in the Verdon Regional Nature Park . Neighboring municipalities are Thorame-Haute in the north, Méailles in the northeast, Le Fugeret in the east, Annot in the southeast, Vergons in the south, Angles in the southwest, Saint-André-les-Alpes in the west and La Mure-Argens in the northwest.

Allons is a classic mountain community that is surrounded by mountain ranges at the municipal boundary , all of which culminate at the head of the valley to the Pic de Chamatte ( 1879  m ). The valley is drained by the Ivoire river with its source streams, which flows into the Verdon at the northwestern municipal boundary . The municipality includes the hamlets of Vauclause , La Moutière , La Forêt and the municipal capital Allons .

Transport links

The community is away from national transport links. The closest thoroughfare is the department road D9 55 in Verdontal, of which branches the D 52 and the valley of Allon traffic-supplied. The Chemins de fer de Provence narrow-gauge railway , which runs from Nice to Digne-les-Bains and has the Allons-Argens stop near the hamlet of Vauclause, also runs in the Verdon Valley .

Population development

year 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008 2012
Residents 64 65 62 73 81 131 142


Web links

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