Beaucens

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Beaucens
The village of Beaucens
The village of Beaucens
Coat of arms of Beaucens
Coat of arms
Beaucens is located in France
Beaucens
Beaucens
Coordinates: 42°58′39″N 0°03′35″W / 42.9775°N 0.0597°W / 42.9775; -0.0597Coordinates: 42°58′39″N 0°03′35″W / 42.9775°N 0.0597°W / 42.9775; -0.0597
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Argelès-Gazost
Canton Argelès-Gazost
Intercommunality Vallée d'Argelès-Gazost
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Stéphanie Lacoste
Area1 36.82 km2 (14.22 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 427
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65077 / 65400
Elevation 434–2,637 m (1,424–8,652 ft)
(avg. 480 m or 1,570 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.

Beaucens is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 260 —    
1968 247 −5.0%
1975 244 −1.2%
1982 249 +2.0%
1990 309 +24.1%
1999 350 +13.3%
2006 426 +21.7%
2009 427 +0.2%

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