La Salle-les-Alpes

La Salle-les-Alpes (French pronunciation: ​[la sal le.z‿alp]; Occitan: La Sala los Aups or simply La Sala) is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in Southeastern France. In 2018, it had a population of 959.

La Salle-les-Alpes
La Sala los Aups  (Occitan)
A view of La Salle-les-Alpes, with the slopes of the ski area of Serre Chevalier
A view of La Salle-les-Alpes, with the slopes of the ski area of Serre Chevalier
Coat of arms of La Salle-les-Alpes
Location of La Salle-les-Alpes
La Salle-les-Alpes is located in France
La Salle-les-Alpes
La Salle-les-Alpes
La Salle-les-Alpes is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
La Salle-les-Alpes
La Salle-les-Alpes
Coordinates: 44°56′45″N 6°34′18″E / 44.9458°N 6.5717°E / 44.9458; 6.5717Coordinates: 44°56′45″N 6°34′18″E / 44.9458°N 6.5717°E / 44.9458; 6.5717
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementBriançon
CantonBriançon-1
IntercommunalityBriançonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Émeric Salle[1]
Area
1
35.42 km2 (13.68 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
935
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05161 /05240
Elevation1,356–2,845 m (4,449–9,334 ft)
(avg. 1,397 m or 4,583 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

The commune of La Salle-les-Alpes forms part of the Serre Chevalier ski resort in the Valley of the Guisane alongside Briançon, Saint-Chaffrey and Le Monêtier-les-Bains.[3] It encompasses the villages and hamlets of La Salle, Villeneuve, Le Bez, Les Pananches and Moulin-Baron. As it is situated on the 45th parallel north, it is equidistant of the North Pole and Equator.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962529—    
1968701+32.5%
1975791+12.8%
19821,009+27.6%
1990981−2.8%
1999976−0.5%
2008909−6.9%
2018959+5.5%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ "La Salle les Alpes - Villeneuve", Serre Chevalier Vallée Briançon.