Ristolas

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Ristolas
The church of Ristolas
The church of Ristolas
Coat of arms of Ristolas
Coat of arms
Ristolas is located in France
Ristolas
Ristolas
Coordinates: 44°46′29″N 6°57′23″E / 44.7747°N 6.9564°E / 44.7747; 6.9564Coordinates: 44°46′29″N 6°57′23″E / 44.7747°N 6.9564°E / 44.7747; 6.9564
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Aiguilles
Intercommunality Queyras
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Laurent
Area1 82.18 km2 (31.73 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 96
 • Density 1.2/km2 (3.0/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 05120 / 05460
Elevation 1,571–3,294 m (5,154–10,807 ft)
(avg. 1,610 m or 5,280 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 49 —    
1968 50 +2.0%
1975 68 +36.0%
1982 52 −23.5%
1990 72 +38.5%
1999 78 +8.3%
2008 96 +23.1%

Geography[edit]

The village lies in the Queyras, in the northwestern part of the commune, on the left bank of the Guil, which has its source in the southeastern part of the commune.

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