Laragne-Montéglin

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Laragne-Montéglin
The entrance portal of the remains of the castle of Laragne
The entrance portal of the remains of the castle of Laragne
Coat of arms of Laragne-Montéglin
Coat of arms
Location of Laragne-Montéglin
Laragne-Montéglin is located in France
Laragne-Montéglin
Laragne-Montéglin
Laragne-Montéglin is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Laragne-Montéglin
Laragne-Montéglin
Coordinates: 44°18′57″N 5°49′20″E / 44.3158°N 5.8222°E / 44.3158; 5.8222Coordinates: 44°18′57″N 5°49′20″E / 44.3158°N 5.8222°E / 44.3158; 5.8222
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonLaragne-Montéglin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Auguste Truphème
Area
1
23.51 km2 (9.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[1]
3,537
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05070 /05300
Elevation544–1,240 m (1,785–4,068 ft)
(avg. 573 m or 1,880 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Laragne-Montéglin is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department.

Population[change | change source]

Historical population
Year Population ±%
1962 2,998
1968 3,579 +19.4%
1975 3,847 +7.5%
1982 3,647 −5.2%
1990 3,371 −7.6%
1999 3,296 −2.2%
2008 3,532 +7.2%

Transport[change | change source]

Road[change | change source]

The D122, D422, D942 and D1075 (E712) roads pass through the commune.

Rail[change | change source]

Laragne-Montéglin has a train station called Gare de Laragne.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The Buëch river passes through the commune.

Location[change | change source]

The commune borders the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  2. "TER Sud-Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur - Horaires et informations pratiques au départ de la gare de Laragne". www.ter.sncf.com. Retrieved 2021-01-22.