Abriès

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Abriès
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Abriès
Abriès is located in France
Abriès
Abriès
Abriès is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Abriès
Abriès
Coordinates: 44°47′46″N 6°55′40″E / 44.7961°N 6.9278°E / 44.7961; 6.9278Coordinates: 44°47′46″N 6°55′40″E / 44.7961°N 6.9278°E / 44.7961; 6.9278
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementBriançon
CantonGuillestre
CommuneAbriès-Ristolas
Area
1
77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
302
 • Density3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
05460
Elevation1,513–3,305 m (4,964–10,843 ft)
(avg. 1,547 m or 5,075 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Abriès (Vivaro-Alpine: Abrièrs) is a former commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. On 1 January 2019, it was merged into the new commune of Abriès-Ristolas.[1]

It belongs to the Queyras Regional Park. It is located in the valley of the Guil and is appreciated for its position along long and medium distance footpaths in a rural and preserved environment. It also hosts a small ski resort.

Geography[edit]

The elevation of Abriès is between 1,513 and 3,305 meters, and before the second half of the 20th century, it was difficult to access because of its location in the end of the Guil valley. It has always has been a path between Italy and the southern Alps in France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2004378—    
2006382+1.1%
2007377−1.3%
2008372−1.3%
2009367−1.3%
2010365−0.5%
2011343−6.0%
2012333−2.9%
2013322−3.3%
2014311−3.4%
2015306−1.6%
2016302−1.3%

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round [2][edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron EM 81.05
2012 François Hollande PS 63.06
2007 Ségolène Royal PS 54.95
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 88.63

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arrêté préfectoral portant création de la commune nouvelle d'Abriès-Ristolas" (pdf) (in French). Recueil des actes administratifs spécial n°05-2018-161. 17 October 2018. pp. 79–80.
  2. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/data/france/presidentielle-2017/

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