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Poligny
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Poligny
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur
Area
1
13.81 km2 (5.33 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)
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Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05104 /05500
Elevation 896–2,082 m (2,940–6,831 ft)
(avg. 1,062 m or 3,484 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography

Despite being in the Alps, the northern commune area is relatively flat, as the commune is in a valley. The southern part of the commune is much hillier.

Transport

Road

The D17, D217A and D817 roads pass through the village of Poligny.

The N85 by-passes the village but still enters the commune.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 254 —    
1968 262 +3.1%
1975 232 −11.5%
1982 219 −5.6%
1990 237 +8.2%
1999 230 −3.0%
2008 305 +32.6%


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