Hautes-Alpes

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Hautes-Alpes
Department

Coat of arms
Location of Hautes-Alpes in France
Coordinates: 44°40′N 6°20′E / 44.667°N 6.333°E / 44.667; 6.333Coordinates: 44°40′N 6°20′E / 44.667°N 6.333°E / 44.667; 6.333
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Prefecture Gap
Subprefectures Briançon
Government
 • President of the General Council Jean-Yves Dusserre (UMP)
Area1
 • Total 5,549 km2 (2,142 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 132,482
 • Rank 98th
 • Density 23.8749/km2 (61.836/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department number 05
Arrondissements 2
Cantons 30
Communes 177

^1  French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2

Hautes-Alpes is a department in France. Its prefecture is Gap.

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