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Arrondissement of Gap
Arrondissement of France
Gap in Hautes-Alpes
Gap in Hautes-Alpes
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Communes 130
Prefecture Gap
INSEE code 052
Area
 • Total 3,410.5 km2 (1,316.8 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 103,739
 • Density 30.4175/km2 (78.7811/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Gap is an arrondissement of France, in the Hautes-Alpes department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Gap, the largest city in the department.

History

When the Hautes-Alpes department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Gap was part of that original department.

Geography

The arrondissement of Gap is in the southern half of the Hautes-Alpes department. It is bordered to the east and south by the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, to the west by the Drôme department, to the north by the Isère department and to the northeast by the Briançon arrondissement.

The arrondissement of Gap is the largest of the two arrondissements of the department both in area, 3,410.5 km2 (1,316.8 sq mi), and population (103,739 inhabitants).

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There are 11 cantons in the arrondissement of Gap and all have their communes in the arrondissement:

  1. Chorges (17 communes)
  2. Embrun (8 communes)
  3. Gap-1 (part of Gap)
  4. Gap-2 (part of Gap)
  5. Gap-3 (part of Gap)
  6. Gap-4 (part of Gap)
  7. Laragne-Montéglin (11 communes)
  8. Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur (27 communes)
  9. Serres (39 communes)
  10. Tallard (19 communes)
  11. Veynes (8 communes)

Communes

The arrondissement of Gap has 130 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Ancelle (05004)
  2. Aspremont (05008)
  3. Aspres-lès-Corps (05009)
  4. Aspres-sur-Buëch (05010)
  5. Avançon (05011)
  6. Baratier (05012)
  7. Barcillonnette (05013)
  8. Barret-sur-Méouge (05014)
  9. La Bâtie-Montsaléon (05016)
  10. La Bâtie-Neuve (05017)
  11. La Bâtie-Vieille (05018)
  12. La Beaume (05019)
  13. Le Bersac (05021)
  14. Bréziers (05022)
  15. Bruis (05024)
  16. Buissard (05025)
  17. Chabestan (05028)
  18. Chabottes (05029)
  19. Champoléon (05032)
  20. Chanousse (05033)
  21. La Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar (05064)
  22. Châteauneuf-d'Oze (05035)
  23. Châteauroux-les-Alpes (05036)
  24. Châteauvieux (05037)
  25. Chauffayer (05039)
  26. Chorges (05040)
  27. Les Costes (05043)
  28. Crévoux (05044)
  29. Crots (05045)
  30. Le Dévoluy (05139)
  31. Embrun (05046)
  32. Éourres (05047)
  33. L'Épine (05048)
  34. Esparron (05049)
  35. Espinasses (05050)
  36. Étoile-Saint-Cyrice (05051)
  37. La Fare-en-Champsaur (05054)
  38. La Faurie (05055)
  39. Forest-Saint-Julien (05056)
  40. Fouillouse (05057)
  41. La Freissinouse (05059)
  42. Furmeyer (05060)
  43. Gap (05061)
  44. Garde-Colombe (05053)
  45. Le Glaizil (05062)
  46. La Haute-Beaume (05066)
  47. Jarjayes (05068)
  48. Laragne-Montéglin (05070)
  49. Lardier-et-Valença (05071)
  50. Laye (05072)
  51. Lazer (05073)
  52. Lettret (05074)
  53. Manteyer (05075)
  54. Méreuil (05076)
  55. Monêtier-Allemont (05078)
  56. Montbrand (05080)
  57. Montclus (05081)
  58. Montgardin (05084)
  59. Montjay (05086)
  60. Montmaur (05087)
  61. Montmorin (05088)
  62. Montrond (05089)
  63. La Motte-en-Champsaur (05090)
  64. Moydans (05091)
  65. Neffes (05092)
  66. Nossage-et-Bénévent (05094)
  67. Le Noyer (05095)
  68. Orcières (05096)
  69. Orpierre (05097)
  70. Les Orres (05098)
  71. Oze (05099)
  72. Pelleautier (05100)
  73. La Piarre (05102)
  74. Le Poët (05103)
  75. Poligny (05104)
  76. Prunières (05106)
  77. Puy-Saint-Eusèbe (05108)
  78. Puy-Sanières (05111)
  79. Rabou (05112)
  80. Rambaud (05113)
  81. Réallon (05114)
  82. Remollon (05115)
  83. Ribeyret (05117)
  84. Rochebrune (05121)
  85. La Roche-des-Arnauds (05123)
  86. La Rochette (05124)
  87. Rosans (05126)
  88. Rousset (05127)
  89. Saint-André-d'Embrun (05128)
  90. Saint-André-de-Rosans (05129)
  91. Saint-Apollinaire (05130)
  92. Saint-Auban-d'Oze (05131)
  93. Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur (05132)
  94. Sainte-Colombe (05135)
  95. Sainte-Marie (05150)
  96. Saint-Étienne-le-Laus (05140)
  97. Saint-Eusèbe-en-Champsaur (05141)
  98. Saint-Firmin (05142)
  99. Saint-Jacques-en-Valgodemard (05144)
  100. Saint-Jean-Saint-Nicolas (05145)
  101. Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne (05146)
  102. Saint-Julien-en-Champsaur (05147)
  103. Saint-Laurent-du-Cros (05148)
  104. Saint-Léger-les-Mélèzes (05149)
  105. Saint-Maurice-en-Valgodemard (05152)
  106. Saint-Michel-de-Chaillol (05153)
  107. Saint-Pierre-Avez (05155)
  108. Saint-Pierre-d'Argençon (05154)
  109. Saint-Sauveur (05156)
  110. Le Saix (05158)
  111. Saléon (05159)
  112. Salérans (05160)
  113. La Saulce (05162)
  114. Le Sauze-du-Lac (05163)
  115. Savines-le-Lac (05164)
  116. Savournon (05165)
  117. Serres (05166)
  118. Sigottier (05167)
  119. Sigoyer (05168)
  120. Sorbiers (05169)
  121. Tallard (05170)
  122. Théus (05171)
  123. Trescléoux (05172)
  124. Upaix (05173)
  125. Val Buëch-Méouge (05118)
  126. Valserres (05176)
  127. Ventavon (05178)
  128. Veynes (05179)
  129. Villar-Loubière (05182)
  130. Vitrolles (05184)

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