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Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes

Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes (Vivaro-Alpine: Sant Lagier) is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes
Commune
A view of Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes in winter
A view of Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes in winter
Coat of arms of Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes
Coat of arms
Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes is located in France
Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes
Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes
Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes
Coordinates: 44°38′40″N 6°11′56″E / 44.6444°N 6.1989°E / 44.6444; 6.1989Coordinates: 44°38′40″N 6°11′56″E / 44.6444°N 6.1989°E / 44.6444; 6.1989
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonSaint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
IntercommunalityHaut Champsaur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérald Martinez
Area16.76 km2 (2.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)2318
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code05149 /05260
Elevation1,076–2,459 m (3,530–8,068 ft)
(avg. 1,263 m or 4,144 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.±%
1962115—    
1968137+19.1%
1975224+63.5%
1982190−15.2%
1990182−4.2%
1999228+25.3%
2008318+39.5%

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