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Laye is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Laye
Commune
The church and the surrounding buildings in Laye
The church and the surrounding buildings in Laye
Coat of arms of Laye
Coat of arms
Laye is located in France
Laye
Laye
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Laye is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Laye
Laye
Coordinates: 44°39′43″N 6°05′06″E / 44.6619°N 6.085°E / 44.6619; 6.085Coordinates: 44°39′43″N 6°05′06″E / 44.6619°N 6.085°E / 44.6619; 6.085
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
Intercommunality Champsaur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rémi Jouglard
Area1 10.55 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 231
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05072 /05500
Elevation 976–2,158 m (3,202–7,080 ft)
(avg. 1,200 m or 3,900 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.
Pic de l'Aiguille

PopulationEdit

Year Pop. ±%
1962 125 —    
1968 155 +24.0%
1975 137 −11.6%
1982 163 +19.0%
1990 192 +17.8%
1999 212 +10.4%
2008 231 +9.0%

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