Ancelle

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Ancelle
Commune
The hamlet of St Hillaire, in Ancelle
The hamlet of St Hillaire, in Ancelle
Coat of arms of Ancelle
Coat of arms
Ancelle is located in France
Ancelle
Ancelle
Coordinates: 44°37′27″N 6°12′26″E / 44.6242°N 6.2072°E / 44.6242; 6.2072Coordinates: 44°37′27″N 6°12′26″E / 44.6242°N 6.2072°E / 44.6242; 6.2072
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
Intercommunality Champsaur-Valgaudemar
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Gilbert Jourdan[1]
Area1 50.66 km2 (19.56 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 903
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05004 /05260
Elevation 1,160–2,779 m (3,806–9,117 ft)
(avg. 1,350 m or 4,430 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.

Ancelle is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. The village is a tourist destination for both the summer and winter seasons, offering a range of sporting activities such as hiking, cross country skiing and camping. Ancelle has a small, neighbouring village called Les Taillas, located to the south of the main town centre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 552 —    
1968 589 +6.7%
1975 641 +8.8%
1982 649 +1.2%
1990 600 −7.6%
1999 619 +3.2%
2008 831 +34.2%
2012 883 +6.3%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of mayors of the Hautes-Alpes department". Prefecture of Hautes-Alpes (in French). 3 June 2014. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.