Chorges

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Chorges
Porte des Souchons
Porte des Souchons
Coat of arms of Chorges
Coat of arms
Location of Chorges
Chorges is located in France
Chorges
Chorges
Chorges is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Chorges
Chorges
Coordinates: 44°32′47″N 6°16′38″E / 44.5464°N 6.2772°E / 44.5464; 6.2772Coordinates: 44°32′47″N 6°16′38″E / 44.5464°N 6.2772°E / 44.5464; 6.2772
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementGap
CantonChorges
IntercommunalityAvance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Durand
Area
1
53.34 km2 (20.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,974
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05040 /05230
Elevation773–2,485 m (2,536–8,153 ft)
(avg. 864 m or 2,835 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chorges (Vivaro-Alpine: Chorge) is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

It is close to Gap. The name Chorges derives from Latin Catorimagus, itself coming from the Alpine tribe of the Caturiges in the ancient Roman province of Alpes Maritimae.

Location[edit]

The village is 11 km (6.8 mi) away from La Bâtie-Vieille.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,141—    
19681,173+2.8%
19751,242+5.9%
19821,391+12.0%
19901,561+12.2%
19991,882+20.6%
20082,485+32.0%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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