Arreau

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Arreau
The town hall square
The town hall square
Coat of arms of Arreau
Coat of arms
Arreau is located in France
Arreau
Arreau
Coordinates: 42°54′22″N 0°21′35″E / 42.9061°N 0.3597°E / 42.9061; 0.3597Coordinates: 42°54′22″N 0°21′35″E / 42.9061°N 0.3597°E / 42.9061; 0.3597
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Canton Arreau
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Vidaihet
Area
 • Land1 11.12 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 815
 • Population2 density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65031 / 65240
Elevation 658–1,756 m (2,159–5,761 ft)
(avg. 730 m or 2,400 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.

Arreau (Occitan: Àrreu) is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France.

It is situated on the former Route nationale 618, the Route of the Pyrenees. Arreau is at the crossroads of the Louron valley and the Aure valley.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 876 —    
1968 936 +6.8%
1975 913 −2.5%
1982 816 −10.6%
1990 853 +4.5%
1999 827 −3.0%
2006 838 +1.3%
2009 815 −2.7%

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