Les Orres

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Les Orres
Commune
A view of a hamlet in Les Orres
A view of a hamlet in Les Orres
Coat of arms of Les Orres
Coat of arms
Les Orres is located in France
Les Orres
Les Orres
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Les Orres is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Les Orres
Les Orres
Coordinates: 44°30′53″N 6°33′05″E / 44.5147°N 6.5514°E / 44.5147; 6.5514Coordinates: 44°30′53″N 6°33′05″E / 44.5147°N 6.5514°E / 44.5147; 6.5514
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Embrun
Intercommunality Embrun
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Paul Dijoud
Area1 74.79 km2 (28.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 516
 • Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05098 /05200
Elevation 1,198–2,914 m (3,930–9,560 ft)
(avg. 1,460 m or 4,790 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.

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

It is chiefly known for its ski resort: 38 alpine skiing runs, 100 km (62 mi) of runs.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 170 —    
1968 235 +38.2%
1975 307 +30.6%
1982 429 +39.7%
1990 455 +6.1%
1999 446 −2.0%
2008 516 +15.7%

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