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Abriès
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Abriès
Coat of arms
Abriès is located in France
Abriès
Abriès
Location in France
Abriès is located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Abriès
Abriès
Location in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Guillestre
Commune Abriès-Ristolas
Area
1
77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
299
 • Density 3.88/km2 (10.06/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
Postal code
05460
Elevation 1,513–3,305 m (4,964–10,843 ft)
(avg. 1,547 m or 5,075 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Abriès is a former commune in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. It is now part of Abriès-Ristolas.

Geography

Abriès' surroundings are very hilly. Abriès is in the Queyras National Park. The commune borders Italy.

The Guil river goes through Abriès.

Transport

Road

The D947 road passes through Abriès.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2004 378 —    
2006 382 +1.1%
2007 377 −1.3%
2008 372 −1.3%
2009 367 −1.3%
2010 365 −0.5%
2011 343 −6.0%
2012 333 −2.9%
2013 322 −3.3%
2014 311 −3.4%
2015 306 −1.6%
2016 302 −1.3%


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