Les remparts de Mont-Dauphin, forteresse de Vauban dans les Hautes-Alpes
Pole panorama of the institution de Gestion Sociale des Armées located in the historic city of Mont D...
deserted square for playing Jeu de Boules in the historic city of Mont Dauphin
main street of Mont Dauphin, a historic city in the French Alps
La place forte de Mont-Dauphin construite par Vauban à partir de 1693 fait partie des 12 sites majeur...
The department is surrounded by the following French departments: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Drôme, Isère, and Savoie. Italy borders it on the east.
Hautes-Alpes is located in the Alps mountain range. The average elevations is over 1000 m, and the highest elevation is over 4000 m. The only three sizable towns are Gap, Briançon, and Embrun, which was the subprefecture until 1926.
The third highest commune in all of Europe is the village of Saint-Véran. Gap and Briançon are the highest prefecture and subprefecture in France.
Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hautes-Alpes