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

Les Orres
A view of a hamlet in Les Orres
A view of a hamlet in Les Orres
Coat of arms of Les Orres
Coat of arms
Location of Les Orres
Les Orres is located in France
Les Orres
Les Orres
Les Orres is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Les Orres
Les Orres
Coordinates: 44°30′53″N 6°33′05″E / 44.5147°N 6.5514°E / 44.5147; 6.5514Coordinates: 44°30′53″N 6°33′05″E / 44.5147°N 6.5514°E / 44.5147; 6.5514
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonEmbrun
IntercommunalityEmbrun
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Dijoud
Area
1
74.79 km2 (28.88 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
516
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05098 /05200
Elevation1,198–2,914 m (3,930–9,560 ft)
(avg. 1,460 m or 4,790 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.

It is chiefly known for its ski resort: 38 alpine skiing runs, 100 km (62 mi) of runs.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962170—    
1968235+38.2%
1975307+30.6%
1982429+39.7%
1990455+6.1%
1999446−2.0%
2008516+15.7%

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