Huez

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Huez-en-Oisans
Commune
L'Alpe d'Huez
L'Alpe d'Huez
Coat of arms of Huez-en-Oisans
Coat of arms
Huez-en-Oisans is located in France
Huez-en-Oisans
Huez-en-Oisans
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Huez-en-Oisans is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Huez-en-Oisans
Huez-en-Oisans
Coordinates: 45°05′00″N 6°03′36″E / 45.0833°N 6.06°E / 45.0833; 6.06Coordinates: 45°05′00″N 6°03′36″E / 45.0833°N 6.06°E / 45.0833; 6.06
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Oisans-Romanche
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Yves Noyrey
Area1 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 1,398
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 38191 /38750
Elevation 1,024–3,081 m (3,360–10,108 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.

Huez (French pronunciation: ​[ɥɛz]) is a commune in the Isère department in southeastern France. The mountain resort Alpe d'Huez is located in the commune. L'Alpe d'Huez is often an ascent on the Tour de France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793368—    
1806407+10.6%
1821406−0.2%
1831465+14.5%
1841424−8.8%
1851485+14.4%
1861450−7.2%
1872474+5.3%
1881418−11.8%
1891402−3.8%
1901372−7.5%
1911353−5.1%
1921330−6.5%
1931269−18.5%
1946482+79.2%
1954331−31.3%
1962493+48.9%
19751,410+186.0%
19821,154−18.2%
19901,265+9.6%
19991,671+32.1%
20061,327−20.6%
20111,398+5.4%

Twin towns[edit]

Huez is twinned with:

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