La Rochette, Hautes-Alpes

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La Rochette
A view of La Rochette with Napoleon's Hat at 1,425 m (4,675 ft) and Puy de Manse at 1,646 m (5,400 ft)
A view of La Rochette with Napoleon's Hat at 1,425 m (4,675 ft) and Puy de Manse at 1,646 m (5,400 ft)
La Rochette is located in France
La Rochette
La Rochette
Coordinates: 44°35′45″N 6°09′23″E / 44.5958°N 6.1564°E / 44.5958; 6.1564Coordinates: 44°35′45″N 6°09′23″E / 44.5958°N 6.1564°E / 44.5958; 6.1564
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Chorges
Intercommunality Avance
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Bernard-Reymond
Area1 10.34 km2 (3.99 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 380
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05124 /05000
Elevation 779–1,631 m (2,556–5,351 ft)
(avg. 1,100 m or 3,600 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.

La Rochette is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. It is located about 10km north east of Gap.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 276 —    
1968 282 +2.2%
1975 314 +11.3%
1982 368 +17.2%
1990 397 +7.9%
1999 375 −5.5%
2008 380 +1.3%

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