Hautes-Alpes

(redirected from Départment of the Hautes-Alpes)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Hautes-Alpes

(ōt-zälp), department (1990 pop. 114,200), SE France, mainly in DauphinéDauphiné
, region and former province, SE France, bordering on Italy. It is now divided into three departments, Haute-Alpes, Isère, and Drôme. In the east the Alps culminate in the Barre des Écrins; their magnificent scenery attracts many tourists.
..... Click the link for more information.
, bordering on Italy. GapGap
, city (1990 pop. 35,647), capital of Hautes-Alpes dept., SE France, on the Luye River at the foot of the Dauphiné Alps. A center for tourism, Gap is an agricultural market that manufactures clothing, wood products, and construction materials. Founded by Augustus c.
..... Click the link for more information.
 is the capital.

Hautes-Alpes

a department of SE France in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Capital: Gap. Pop.: 126 810 (2003 est.). Area: 5643 sq. km (2201 sq. miles)
Full browser ?