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Hautes-Alpes is a French département, number 05.

Part of the administrative region of Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur (PACA).

Préfecture: Gap[?].
Sous-préfecture: Briançon[?].

This is the site of the famous route that Napoleon took through the town of Gap on his way to reclaim France.

See also: List of the communes of the Hautes-Alpes département

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