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Huez Coat of Arms
Huez (France)
region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Isère
Arrondissement Grenoble
Canton Oisans Romanche
Community association Oisans
Coordinates 45 ° 5 '  N , 6 ° 4'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 5 '  N , 6 ° 4'  E
height 1,024-3,081 m
surface 14.16 km 2
Residents 1,307 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 92 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 38750
INSEE code

Town Hall (Mairie) of Huez

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Huez (also: Huez-en-Oisans ) is a French commune in the department of Isère in the region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes . The municipality, which belongs to the Arrondissement of Grenoble and the canton of Oisans-Romanche , has 1,307 (as of January 1, 2017) inhabitants, the Huizats or Huizates .


Huez is located about 28 kilometers east-southeast of Grenoble and is particularly known for the town of L'Alpe d'Huez , which is internationally famous as a stage of the Tour de France and as a winter sports resort. Huez is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Oz in the north, Le Freney-d'Oisans in the east, Auris and La Garde in the south and Villard-Reculas in the west.

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2013
Residents 493 619 1,410 1,154 1,265 1,671 1,327 1,413
Source: Cassini and INSEE


  • Saint-Ferréol church from the 11th century with renovations from the 15th, 16th and 19th centuries
  • Sainte-Anne church, built at the end of the 19th century
  • Notre-Dame-des-Neiges church, built in 1960 near the Alpe-d'Huez ski station
  • Saint-Antoine chapel from 1767
  • Brandes archaeological site, abandoned medieval village of miners, monument historique since 1995

Parish partnership

A partnership has existed with the Italian municipality of Bormio in the province of Sondrio (Lombardy) since 2005.

Web links

Commons : Huez  - collection of images, videos and audio files