Pelvoux

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For the mountain, see Mont Pelvoux.
Pelvoux
The hamlet of Ailefroide, in Pelvoux, with the guide's office in the valley of Celse Nière
The hamlet of Ailefroide, in Pelvoux, with the guide's office in the valley of Celse Nière
Pelvoux is located in France
Pelvoux
Pelvoux
Coordinates: 44°51′56″N 6°29′22″E / 44.8655°N 6.4895°E / 44.8655; 6.4895Coordinates: 44°51′56″N 6°29′22″E / 44.8655°N 6.4895°E / 44.8655; 6.4895
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton L'Argentière-la-Bessée
Intercommunality Pays des Écrins
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Sémiond
Area1 76.23 km2 (29.43 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 449
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 05101 / 05340
Elevation 1,179–4,101 m (3,868–13,455 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Pelvoux was bidding to be the French candidate city for the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 307 —    
1968 310 +1.0%
1975 312 +0.6%
1982 348 +11.5%
1990 335 −3.7%
1999 404 +20.6%
2008 449 +11.1%

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