Gavarnie

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Gavarnie
The commune of Gavarnie, and Cirque de Gavarnie
The commune of Gavarnie, and Cirque de Gavarnie
Coat of arms of Gavarnie
Coat of arms
Gavarnie is located in France
Gavarnie
Gavarnie
Coordinates: 42°44′06″N 0°00′36″W / 42.735°N 0.01°W / 42.735; -0.01Coordinates: 42°44′06″N 0°00′36″W / 42.735°N 0.01°W / 42.735; -0.01
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Argelès-Gazost
Canton Luz-Saint-Sauveur
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Mr. Bruzeau
Area
 • Land1 82.54 km2 (31.87 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 160
 • Population2 density 1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 65188 / 65120
Elevation 1,200–3,298 m (3,937–10,820 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.

Gavarnie is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France.

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