Vars, Hautes-Alpes

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Vars
The mountainous landscape around Vars
The mountainous landscape around Vars
Coat of arms of Vars
Coat of arms
Location of Vars
Vars is located in France
Vars
Vars
Vars is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Vars
Vars
Coordinates: 44°35′45″N 6°41′26″E / 44.5958°N 6.6906°E / 44.5958; 6.6906Coordinates: 44°35′45″N 6°41′26″E / 44.5958°N 6.6906°E / 44.5958; 6.6906
CountryFrance
RegionProvence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
DepartmentHautes-Alpes
ArrondissementBriançon
CantonGuillestre
IntercommunalityGuillestre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Eyméoud
Area
1
92.2 km2 (35.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
536
 • Density5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05177 /05560
Elevation1,320–3,381 m (4,331–11,093 ft)
(avg. 1,650 m or 5,410 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It is famous for its ski resort, with seven snow parks and 185 kilometres (115 mi) of ski slopes.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962245—    
1968433+76.7%
1975779+79.9%
1982897+15.1%
1990941+4.9%
1999637−32.3%
2008606−4.9%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Four Top Resorts for Riding Park". Snowtrax Blog. Retrieved 18 March 2015.