Argelès-Gazost

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Argelès-Gazost
The view of the village from Hautacam
The view of the village from Hautacam
Coat of arms of Argelès-Gazost
Coat of arms
Argelès-Gazost is located in France
Argelès-Gazost
Argelès-Gazost
Coordinates: 43°00′N 0°06′W / 43.00°N 0.10°W / 43.00; -0.10Coordinates: 43°00′N 0°06′W / 43.00°N 0.10°W / 43.00; -0.10
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Argelès-Gazost
Canton Argelès-Gazost
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Robert Coll
Area
 • Land1 3.05 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 3,462
 • Population2 density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65025 / 65400
Elevation 412–600 m (1,352–1,969 ft)
(avg. 460 m or 1,510 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Argelès-Gazost (pronounced: [aʁʒlɛs ɡaˈzɔst]; Occitan: Argelèrs de Gasòst) is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France.

The Pyrénées Animal Park is located in Argelès-Gazost.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 775 —    
1800 713 −8.0%
1806 831 +16.5%
1821 878 +5.7%
1831 1,357 +54.6%
1836 1,420 +4.6%
1841 1,589 +11.9%
1846 1,684 +6.0%
1851 1,662 −1.3%
1856 1,684 +1.3%
1861 1,686 +0.1%
1866 1,698 +0.7%
1872 1,658 −2.4%
1876 1,743 +5.1%
1881 1,808 +3.7%
1886 1,894 +4.8%
1891 1,733 −8.5%
1896 1,882 +8.6%
1901 1,836 −2.4%
1906 1,737 −5.4%
1911 1,739 +0.1%
1921 1,632 −6.2%
1926 1,669 +2.3%
1931 1,719 +3.0%
1936 2,019 +17.5%
1946 2,317 +14.8%
1954 2,556 +10.3%
1962 3,414 +33.6%
1968 3,629 +6.3%
1975 3,455 −4.8%
1982 3,304 −4.4%
1990 3,229 −2.3%
1999 3,245 +0.5%
2006 3,254 +0.3%
2009 3,297 +1.3%

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