Hautes Alpes

Hautes Alpes

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Hautes Alpes is a department in southeastern France named after the Alps mountain range. Hautes-Alpes is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It consists of the southeast of the former province of Dauphiné and the north of Provence. Hautes-Alpes is located in the Alps mountain range. The average elevation is over 1000 m, and the highest elevation is over 4000 m. The only three sizable towns are GapBriançon, and Embrun.

The following rivers flow through the department:

 
The tourist industry is largely dependent on skiing in winter. In summer the Alpine scenery and many outdoor activities attract visitors from across Europe(sailing, hiking, climbing and aerial sports such as gliding). The Tour de France passes through the department regularly. This draws many cycling fanatics to cycle the cols and watch the race.

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Country France
Visa requirementsVisa in not needed for EU citizens.
Languages spokenFrench
Currency usedEuro
Area (km2)5,549 km2

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