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Tallard is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

Tallard
The village of Tallard
The village of Tallard
Coat of arms of Tallard
Coat of arms
Location of Tallard
Tallard is located in France
Tallard
Tallard
Tallard is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Tallard
Tallard
Coordinates: 44°27′45″N 6°03′19″E / 44.4625°N 6.0553°E / 44.4625; 6.0553Coordinates: 44°27′45″N 6°03′19″E / 44.4625°N 6.0553°E / 44.4625; 6.0553
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonTallard
IntercommunalityTallard–Barcillonnette
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Michel Arnaud
Area
1
15.02 km2 (5.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,221
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05170 /05130
Elevation570–1,121 m (1,870–3,678 ft)
(avg. 604 m or 1,982 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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LocationEdit

Tallard is 20 km (12 mi) to the south of Gap and on the road from Gap to Marseille. The motorway A51 ends just to the south of the village at La Saulce. The village is 21 km (13 mi) away from La Bâtie-Vieille and is also home to the Internationally renowned Gap-Tallard Aerodrome, home of CERPS Skydiving Club and French military parachute training.

MayorEdit

From 2001 to 2008 - Jean-Michel Arnaud. Arnaud is a member of the Union for French Democracy (UDF) party, Chair of the Association of Hautes-Alpes Mayors, a member of the National Office of the Association of French Mayors, a member of the national office of UDF and farmer. He was a Tallard councillor from 1998 with responsibility for roads and the airport.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962935—    
19681,063+13.7%
19751,092+2.7%
19821,155+5.8%
19901,187+2.8%
19991,298+9.4%
20081,909+47.1%

Inhabitants are called Tallardiens.

Tour de FranceEdit

In 2007, Tallard was the start for the 229.5 km (142.6 mi) stage 10 of the Tour de France to Marseille.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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