Pelvoux

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For the mountain, see Mont Pelvoux.
Pelvoux
Vue station Pelvoux.jpg
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
Area
 • Land1 76.23 km2 (29.43 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 449
 • Population2 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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