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La Rochette, Hautes-Alpes

La Rochette is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. It is located about 10km north east of Gap.

La Rochette
Commune
A view of La Rochette with Napoleon's Hat at 1,425 m (4,675 ft) and Puy de Manse at 1,646 m (5,400 ft)
A view of La Rochette with Napoleon's Hat at 1,425 m (4,675 ft) and Puy de Manse at 1,646 m (5,400 ft)
La Rochette is located in France
La Rochette
La Rochette
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
La Rochette is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
La Rochette
La Rochette
Coordinates: 44°35′45″N 6°09′23″E / 44.5958°N 6.1564°E / 44.5958; 6.1564Coordinates: 44°35′45″N 6°09′23″E / 44.5958°N 6.1564°E / 44.5958; 6.1564
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonChorges
IntercommunalityAvance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Bernard-Reymond
Area110.34 km2 (3.99 sq mi)
Population (2008)2380
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code05124 /05000
Elevation779–1,631 m (2,556–5,351 ft)
(avg. 1,100 m or 3,600 ft)
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.±%
1962276—    
1968282+2.2%
1975314+11.3%
1982368+17.2%
1990397+7.9%
1999375−5.5%
2008380+1.3%

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