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Pelvoux is a former commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. On 1 January 2017, it was merged into the new commune Vallouise-Pelvoux.[2]

Pelvoux
The hamlet of Ailefroide, in Pelvoux, with the guide's office in the valley of Celse Nière
The hamlet of Ailefroide, in Pelvoux, with the guide's office in the valley of Celse Nière
Location of Pelvoux
Pelvoux is located in France
Pelvoux
Pelvoux
Pelvoux is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Pelvoux
Pelvoux
Coordinates: 44°51′56″N 6°29′22″E / 44.8655°N 6.4895°E / 44.8655; 6.4895Coordinates: 44°51′56″N 6°29′22″E / 44.8655°N 6.4895°E / 44.8655; 6.4895
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementBriançon
CantonL'Argentière-la-Bessée
CommuneVallouise-Pelvoux
Area
1
76.23 km2 (29.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,271
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
05340
Elevation1,179–4,101 m (3,868–13,455 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pelvoux was bidding to be the French candidate city for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962307—    
1968310+1.0%
1975312+0.6%
1982348+11.5%
1990335−3.7%
1999404+20.6%
2008449+11.1%

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 5 September 2016 ‹See Tfd›(in French)

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