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Veynes
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Veynes
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Gap
Canton Veynes
Intercommunality Deux Buëch
Area
1
42.6 km2 (16.4 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
05179 /05400
Elevation 771–1,815 m (2,530–5,955 ft)
(avg. 814 m or 2,671 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Veynes is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department.

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,474 —    
1968 3,578 +3.0%
1975 3,300 −7.8%
1982 3,178 −3.7%
1990 3,148 −0.9%
1999 3,093 −1.7%
2008 3,168 +2.4%

Transport

Road

The D20, D48, D320, D348, D648, D937E, D994 and D994B roads pass through the commune.

Rail

Veynes has a train station called Gare de Veynes.

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