Bedous

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Bedous
Town hall
Town hall
Bedous is located in France
Bedous
Bedous
Coordinates: 43°00′03″N 0°35′57″W / 43.0008°N 0.5992°W / 43.0008; -0.5992Coordinates: 43°00′03″N 0°35′57″W / 43.0008°N 0.5992°W / 43.0008; -0.5992
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Accous
Intercommunality Vallée d'Aspe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Bellegarde
Area1 11.64 km2 (4.49 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 542
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64104 / 64490
Elevation 372–1,565 m (1,220–5,135 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.

Bedous is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France. It is the birthplace of Pierre Laclède, the French man who founded St. Louis, Missouri.

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