Aiguilles

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Aiguilles
Commune
The bell tower of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
The bell tower of the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste
Coat of arms of Aiguilles
Coat of arms
Aiguilles is located in France
Aiguilles
Aiguilles
Coordinates: 44°46′57″N 6°52′11″E / 44.7825°N 6.8697°E / 44.7825; 6.8697Coordinates: 44°46′57″N 6°52′11″E / 44.7825°N 6.8697°E / 44.7825; 6.8697
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Guillestre
Intercommunality Guillestrois Queyras
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Serge Laurens
Area1 40.16 km2 (15.51 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 434
 • Density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05003 /05470
Elevation 1,400–3,078 m (4,593–10,098 ft)
(avg. 1,471 m or 4,826 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.

Aiguilles is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the right bank of the Guil, which flows southwest through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1936 324 —    
1954 300 −7.4%
1962 248 −17.3%
1968 249 +0.4%
1975 275 +10.4%
1982 310 +12.7%
1990 377 +21.6%
1999 441 +17.0%
2008 419 −5.0%
2012 449 +7.2%

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