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Ancelle is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. The village is a tourist destination for both the summer and winter seasons, offering a range of sporting activities such as hiking, cross country skiing and camping. Ancelle has a small, neighbouring village called Les Taillas, located to the south of the main town centre.

Ancelle
Commune
The hamlet of St Hillaire, in Ancelle
The hamlet of St Hillaire, in Ancelle
Coat of arms of Ancelle
Coat of arms
Ancelle is located in France
Ancelle
Ancelle
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Ancelle is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Ancelle
Ancelle
Coordinates: 44°37′27″N 6°12′26″E / 44.6242°N 6.2072°E / 44.6242; 6.2072Coordinates: 44°37′27″N 6°12′26″E / 44.6242°N 6.2072°E / 44.6242; 6.2072
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonSaint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
IntercommunalityCC Champsaur-Valgaudemar
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gilbert Jourdan[1]
Area150.66 km2 (19.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)2905
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code05004 /05260
Elevation1,160–2,779 m (3,806–9,117 ft)
(avg. 1,350 m or 4,430 ft)
Websitehttp://www.ancelle.fr/
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.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962552—    
1968589+6.7%
1975641+8.8%
1982649+1.2%
1990600−7.6%
1999619+3.2%
2008831+34.2%
2012883+6.3%
2015905+2.5%

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of mayors of the Hautes-Alpes department". Prefecture of Hautes-Alpes (in French). 3 June 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.