Orcières

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Orcières
Commune
Valley of Prapic
Valley of Prapic
Coat of arms of Orcières
Coat of arms
Orcières is located in France
Orcières
Orcières
Location within Provence-A.-C.d'A. region
Orcières is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Orcières
Orcières
Coordinates: 44°41′07″N 6°19′33″E / 44.6853°N 6.3258°E / 44.6853; 6.3258Coordinates: 44°41′07″N 6°19′33″E / 44.6853°N 6.3258°E / 44.6853; 6.3258
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
Intercommunality Haut Champsaur
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Patrick Ricou
Area1 98.27 km2 (37.94 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 700
 • Density 7.1/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 05096 /05170
Elevation 1,174–3,117 m (3,852–10,226 ft)
(avg. 1,439 m or 4,721 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.

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

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962514—    
1968734+42.8%
1975855+16.5%
1982890+4.1%
1990841−5.5%
1999810−3.7%
2008700−13.6%

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