Hautes-Alpes


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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.
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, 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.
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 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)
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A Foreign Office spokesman said the crash happened on the border of the Isere and Hautes-Alpes departments.
Olivier had been hit by a car in the Hautes-Alpes region of southern France and even another driver who accompanied him home had not realised he had lost an arm.
Academy of Aix-Marseille: 33 high schools by 22 mediators, lot 1: departments of Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and Hautes-Alpes - 6 high schools - 4 mediators, lot 2: department of Bouches-du-Rhne - outside Marseille - 12 high schools - 8 mediators, lot 3: department of Bouches-du-Rhne - Marseille - 9 high schools - 6 mediators, lot 4: department of Vaucluse - 6 high schools - 4 mediators academy of Nice: 16 high schools by 10 mediators, lot 5: Department of the Alpes-Maritimes - 10 high schools - 6 mediators, lot 6: department of Var - 6 high schools - 4 mediators the consultation is launched in the form adapted procedure (article 28, 78 and 80 of the decree).
Contract notice: Breakdown and minor work on the sites of la poste in the alpes-de-haute-provence (04), Hautes-alpes (05), Alpes maritimes (06), Bouches-du-rhne (13), Var ( 83) and vaucluse (84).
Contract notice: Topographical missions for the department of hautes-alpes.
Contract notice: Management of "05 travelers": Information and sales system for users of the public transport offer in the geographical area of the hautes-alpes.
Supply of fuels, Fuels and related products in bulk at any point of the department and provision of a tank refueled during a large-scale rescue operation in the hautes-alpes territory.
Contract notice: Works of separation, elimination of parasitic clear water, rehabilitation of drinking water networks and burial of dry networks in the village center of LA BEAUME, coordinated work in grouping of orders between the municipality of La Beaume and the Mixed Electricity Association of Hautes-Alpes
Contract notice: Coordination mission in the field of Worker Safety and Health Protection for the phases of design and implementation of Levels 2 and 3 related to the following operation: construction of electrical works, construction of civil engineering and electronic communications equipment, public lighting, heat networks, installation of photovoltaic and hydroelectric power station in the communes of Hautes-Alpes.
Contract notice: Provision of cultural goods (books, Compact discs "cd" and digital discs "dvd") for the departmental loan library and the departmental archives of hautes-alpes.