Bagnères-de-Bigorre

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Bagnères-de-Bigorre
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Coat of arms of Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Coat of arms
Bagnères-de-Bigorre is located in France
Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Coordinates: 43°03′54″N 0°09′02″E / 43.065°N 0.1506°E / 43.065; 0.1506Coordinates: 43°03′54″N 0°09′02″E / 43.065°N 0.1506°E / 43.065; 0.1506
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Canton Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rolland Castells
Area
 • Land1 125.86 km2 (48.59 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 8,040
 • Population2 density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65059 / 65200
Elevation 440–2,872 m (1,444–9,423 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

Bagnères-de-Bigorre [baɲɛːʁ də biɡɔːʁ] (Occitan: Banhèras de Bigòrra) is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department, of which it is a subprefecture, in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Bagnères-de-Bigorre is located on the Adour river.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 4,440 —    
1800 5,656 +27.4%
1806 6,001 +6.1%
1821 6,834 +13.9%
1831 7,586 +11.0%
1836 8,108 +6.9%
1841 8,448 +4.2%
1846 8,467 +0.2%
1851 8,485 +0.2%
1856 8,885 +4.7%
1861 9,169 +3.2%
1866 9,433 +2.9%
1872 9,464 +0.3%
1876 9,508 +0.5%
1881 9,498 −0.1%
1886 9,248 −2.6%
1891 8,638 −6.6%
1896 8,837 +2.3%
1901 8,671 −1.9%
1906 8,591 −0.9%
1911 8,455 −1.6%
1921 8,261 −2.3%
1926 8,880 +7.5%
1931 9,211 +3.7%
1936 8,633 −6.3%
1946 9,941 +15.2%
1954 11,044 +11.1%
1962 10,314 −6.6%
1968 10,216 −1.0%
1975 9,947 −2.6%
1982 9,242 −7.1%
1990 8,424 −8.9%
1999 8,052 −4.4%
2006 8,030 −0.3%
2009 8,040 +0.1%

Personalities[edit]

Le Grand Thermes

Bagnères-de-Bigorre was the birthplace of:

English writer and comedian Tony Hawks purchased a house in a village near Bagnères-de-Bigorre as told in his 2006 book A Piano in the Pyrenees.

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