Arrondissement of Gap

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Arrondissement of Gap
Gap in Hautes-Alpes
Gap in Hautes-Alpes
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
Communes130
PrefectureGap
INSEE code052
Area
 • Total3,410.5 km2 (1,316.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total104,131
 • Density31/km2 (79/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Gap is an arrondissement of France, in the Hautes-Alpes department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital, and prefecture, is the city of Gap, the largest city in the department.

History[change | change source]

When the Hautes-Alpes department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Gap was part of that original department.[1]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Gap is in the southern half of the Hautes-Alpes department. It is bordered to the east and south by the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, to the west by the Drôme department, to the north by the Isère department and to the northeast by the Briançon arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Gap is the largest of the two arrondissements of the department both in area, 3,410.5 km2 (1,316.8 sq mi), and population (104,131 inhabitants).

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[2] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There are 11 cantons in the arrondissement of Gap and all have their communes in the arrondissement:

  1. Chorges (0504) (17 communes)
  2. Embrun (0505) (8 communes)
  3. Gap-1 (0506) (part of Gap)
  4. Gap-2 (0507) (part of Gap)
  5. Gap-3 (0508) (part of Gap)
  6. Gap-4 (0509) (part of Gap)
  7. Laragne-Montéglin (0511) (11 communes)
  8. Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur (0512) (27 communes)
  9. Serres (0513) (39 communes)
  10. Tallard (0514) (19 communes)
  11. Veynes (0515) (8 communes)

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Gap has 130 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes[3]

  1. Ancelle (05004)
  2. Aspremont (05008)
  3. Aspres-lès-Corps (05009)
  4. Aspres-sur-Buëch (05010)
  5. Avançon (05011)
  6. Baratier (05012)
  7. Barcillonnette (05013)
  8. Barret-sur-Méouge (05014)
  9. La Bâtie-Montsaléon (05016)
  10. La Bâtie-Neuve (05017)
  11. La Bâtie-Vieille (05018)
  12. La Beaume (05019)
  13. Le Bersac (05021)
  14. Bréziers (05022)
  15. Bruis (05024)
  16. Buissard (05025)
  17. Chabestan (05028)
  18. Chabottes (05029)
  19. Champoléon (05032)
  20. Chanousse (05033)
  21. La Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar (05064)
  22. Châteauneuf-d'Oze (05035)
  23. Châteauroux-les-Alpes (05036)
  24. Châteauvieux (05037)
  25. Chauffayer (05039)
  26. Chorges (05040)
  27. Les Costes (05043)
  28. Crévoux (05044)
  29. Crots (05045)
  30. Le Dévoluy (05139)
  31. Embrun (05046)
  32. Éourres (05047)
  33. L'Épine (05048)
  34. Esparron (05049)
  35. Espinasses (05050)
  36. Étoile-Saint-Cyrice (05051)
  37. La Fare-en-Champsaur (05054)
  38. La Faurie (05055)
  39. Forest-Saint-Julien (05056)
  40. Fouillouse (05057)
  41. La Freissinouse (05059)
  42. Furmeyer (05060)
  43. Gap (05061)
  44. Garde-Colombe (05053)
  45. Le Glaizil (05062)
  46. La Haute-Beaume (05066)
  47. Jarjayes (05068)
  48. Laragne-Montéglin (05070)
  49. Lardier-et-Valença (05071)
  50. Laye (05072)
  51. Lazer (05073)
  52. Lettret (05074)
  53. Manteyer (05075)
  54. Méreuil (05076)
  55. Monêtier-Allemont (05078)
  56. Montbrand (05080)
  57. Montclus (05081)
  58. Montgardin (05084)
  59. Montjay (05086)
  60. Montmaur (05087)
  61. Montmorin (05088)
  62. Montrond (05089)
  63. La Motte-en-Champsaur (05090)
  64. Moydans (05091)
  65. Neffes (05092)
  66. Nossage-et-Bénévent (05094)
  67. Le Noyer (05095)
  68. Orcières (05096)
  69. Orpierre (05097)
  70. Les Orres (05098)
  71. Oze (05099)
  72. Pelleautier (05100)
  73. La Piarre (05102)
  74. Le Poët (05103)
  75. Poligny (05104)
  76. Prunières (05106)
  77. Puy-Saint-Eusèbe (05108)
  78. Puy-Sanières (05111)
  79. Rabou (05112)
  80. Rambaud (05113)
  81. Réallon (05114)
  82. Remollon (05115)
  83. Ribeyret (05117)
  84. Rochebrune (05121)
  85. La Roche-des-Arnauds (05123)
  86. La Rochette (05124)
  87. Rosans (05126)
  88. Rousset (05127)
  89. Saint-André-d'Embrun (05128)
  90. Saint-André-de-Rosans (05129)
  91. Saint-Apollinaire (05130)
  92. Saint-Auban-d'Oze (05131)
  93. Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur (05132)
  94. Sainte-Colombe (05135)
  95. Sainte-Marie (05150)
  96. Saint-Étienne-le-Laus (05140)
  97. Saint-Eusèbe-en-Champsaur (05141)
  98. Saint-Firmin (05142)
  99. Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard (05144)
  100. Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas (05145)
  101. Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne (05146)
  102. Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur (05147)
  103. Saint-Laurent-du-Cros (05148)
  104. Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes (05149)
  105. Saint-Maurice-en-Valgodemard (05152)
  106. Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol (05153)
  107. Saint-Pierre-Avez (05155)
  108. Saint-Pierre-d'Argençon (05154)
  109. Saint-Sauveur (05156)
  110. Le Saix (05158)
  111. Saléon (05159)
  112. Salérans (05160)
  113. La Saulce (05162)
  114. Le Sauze-du-Lac (05163)
  115. Savines-le-Lac (05164)
  116. Savournon (05165)
  117. Serres (05166)
  118. Sigottier (05167)
  119. Sigoyer (05168)
  120. Sorbiers (05169)
  121. Tallard (05170)
  122. Théus (05171)
  123. Trescléoux (05172)
  124. Upaix (05173)
  125. Val Buëch-Méouge (05118)
  126. Valserres (05176)
  127. Ventavon (05178)
  128. Veynes (05179)
  129. Villar-Loubière (05182)
  130. Vitrolles (05184)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[4]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
05061 Gap 40,225 Gap-1, Gap-2, Gap-3 and Gap-4 CA Gap-Tallard-Durance
05046 Embrun 6,150 Embrun Serre-Ponçon
05070 Laragne-Montéglin 3,480 Laragne-Montéglin Le Sisteronais-Buëch
05179 Veynes 3,151 Veynes Buëch-Dévoluy
05040 Chorges 2,791 Chorges Serre-Ponçon Val d'Avance
05017 La Bâtie-Neuve 2,468 Chorges Le Pays des Ecrins
05170 Tallard 2,061 Tallard CA Gap-Tallard-Durance
05132 Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur 2,034 Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur Champsaur-Valgaudemar
05123 La Roche-des-Arnauds 1,482 Veynes Buëch-Dévoluy
05162 La Saulce 1,447 Tallard CA Gap-Tallard-Durance

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Historique des Hautes-Alpes". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 28 September 2016.
  2. "Décret n° 2014-193 du 20 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Hautes-Alpes" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 27 September 2016.
  3. "Arrondissement de Gap (052)" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  4. "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 17 July 2017.

Coordinates: 44°34′00″N 6°05′00″E / 44.5667°N 6.0833°E / 44.5667; 6.0833