Maximilien H's Presentation of a French city

Geography:

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Gap is located in the south-east of France in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
It's a broad valley, the bottom of East located approximately 735 meters West and whose flank reaches almost 2000 meters.

Its climate is temperate Mediterranean-influenced (hot, dry summers) and also mountain (cold winters).
It's a sunny town and there is many a lot of snowfall.

Polpulation and Society:

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It's populated of 41 170 inhabitant.
Gap is the principal town of the Southern Alpes.
The inhabitant of Gap are call Gapençais.
There are 20 schools, 5 colleges (middle school / jr. high) and 2 high schools.
It's a city based on tourism with the winter sports.
And it's a city of a military garrison

Sports:

In autumn 2012, Gap will welcomes the cup final of France of rallie.
The city often welcomes the Tour de France stages and the city wants to welcomes the JO 2018.
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Tourism and monuments:

There is a county museum.

The place Jean-Marcelin and the parc of "Le Pépinière" are famous.
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The cathedral of Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Arnoux is also famous.

There is also a castel, The castel of Charence with the field of Charence.
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