Cervières, Hautes-Alpes

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Cervières
Commune
A view of the church of Saint-Michel-et-Saint-Mammès and the church of Saint-Michel
A view of the church of Saint-Michel-et-Saint-Mammès and the church of Saint-Michel
Coat of arms of Cervières
Coat of arms
Cervières is located in France
Cervières
Cervières
Coordinates: 44°52′14″N 6°43′21″E / 44.8706°N 6.7225°E / 44.8706; 6.7225Coordinates: 44°52′14″N 6°43′21″E / 44.8706°N 6.7225°E / 44.8706; 6.7225
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Briançon-1
Intercommunality Briançonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Ducurtil
Area1 109.68 km2 (42.35 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 156
 • Density 1.4/km2 (3.7/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05027 /05100
Elevation 1,375–3,294 m (4,511–10,807 ft)
(avg. 1,620 m or 5,310 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.

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

The village lies at the foot of the Col d'Izoard, which is often on the route of the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1913 900 —    
1946 400 −55.6%
1962 71 −82.2%
1968 111 +56.3%
1975 96 −13.5%
1982 105 +9.4%
1990 120 +14.3%
1999 129 +7.5%
2008 156 +20.9%

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