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The hamlet of St Hillaire, in Ancelle
The hamlet of St Hillaire, in Ancelle
Coat of arms of Ancelle
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
Intercommunality Champsaur-Valgaudemar
50.66 km2 (19.56 sq mi)
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Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05004 /05260
Elevation 1,160–2,779 m (3,806–9,117 ft)
(avg. 1,350 m or 4,430 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ancelle is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.



The D13, D213 and D514 roads pass through Ancelle.

The N94 road by-passes Ancelle.


The landscape of the Ancelle commune is very hilly, as it is on the outskirts of the Écrins National Park.

The Rouanne River passes through the village.

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