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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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.
Major organization : DPARTEMENT DES HAUTES-ALPES (22050001100089)
Main features: Consultation for the organization of a training program relating to the referential pathway approach implemented in the hautes-alpes as part of the national strategy to combat poverty.
Contract notice: organization of a stay of 6 days on the spot in savoy (73), haute-savoie (74), isre (38) or hautes-alpes (05), included the transport for about 55 children of cm2 and 7 communal animators.
Maintenance of the mitel branch exchanges - departments of alpes-de-hautes-provence, hautes-alpes and vaucluse.
Contract notice: telecommunications services for the territorial engineering purchasing center of the hautes-alpes department
Contract notice: telecommunication services for the territorial engineering purchasing center of the hautes-alpes department reference number:
Main features: the department of the hautes-alpes currently manages nearly 2000 km of departmental roads which constitute, with the national road network, most of the road network of the haut-alpin territory.
Contract notice:Supply of "infant milk, powder and nourettes - nutrition enterale adult and pediatric - dietetic products" to destination of adherent establishments of gapam ((04) alpes-de-haute-provence, (05) hautes-alpes, (83) var.