Vars, Hautes-Alpes

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Vars, Hautes-Alpes
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Vars
Coordinates: 44°35′45″N6°41′26″E / 44.5958°N 6.6906°E / 44.5958; 6.6906 Coordinates: 44°35′45″N6°41′26″E / 44.5958°N 6.6906°E / 44.5958; 6.6906
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Hautes-Alpes
Arrondissement Briançon
Canton Guillestre
Government
  Mayor (20202026) Dominique Laudre [1]
Area
1
92.2 km2 (35.6 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018) [2]
525
  Density5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
05177 /05560
Elevation1,320–3,381 m (4,331–11,093 ft)
(avg. 1,650 m or 5,410 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Vars (French pronunciation:  [vaʁs] ) is a commune in the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France.

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It is famous for its ski resort, with seven snow parks and 185 kilometres (115 mi) of ski slopes. [3]

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962245    
1968433+76.7%
1975779+79.9%
1982897+15.1%
1990941+4.9%
1999637−32.3%
2008606−4.9%

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. "Four Top Resorts for Riding Park". Snowtrax Blog. Retrieved 18 March 2015.