Coat of arms of Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is located in France
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Arrondissement Forcalquier
Canton Volonne
Intercommunality Moyenne Durance
Mayor Patrick Martellini
Elevation 403–742 m (1,322–2,434 ft)
(avg. 440 m/1,440 ft)
Land area1 18.34 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Population2 5,270  (2008)
 - Density 287 /km2 (740 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 04049/ 04160
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 44°05′39″N 6°00′33″E / 44.09416°N 6.00916°E / 44.09416; 6.00916

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban is a commune in the department of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in southeastern France.



Its inhabitants are referred to as Jarlandins.

Historical population of Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2008
5785 6532 6240 5576 5109 4970 5270

Places of interest

Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban has one of the French pacifist monuments to the dead, which reads: "war is a crime".

The airfield is "Le Centre National de Vol à Voile", the French national centre for the sport of gliding.

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