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Ventavon
The Montagne de Saint-Genis seen from Ventavon
The Montagne de Saint-Genis seen from Ventavon
Coat of arms of Ventavon
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Laragne-Montéglin
Intercommunality Laragne
Area
1
42.69 km2 (16.48 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
05178 /05300
Elevation 503–1,422 m (1,650–4,665 ft)
(avg. 685 m or 2,247 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ventavon is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 283 —    
1968 396 +39.9%
1975 392 −1.0%
1982 362 −7.7%
1990 398 +9.9%
1999 456 +14.6%
2008 517 +13.4%

Transport

Road

The D21, D21A, D942 and D1085 roads pass through the commune.

The A51 autoroute also passes through Ventavon.

Location

The commune borders the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department.

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