Gavarnie

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Gavarnie
commune of Gavarnie, and Cirque de Gavarnie
commune of Gavarnie, and Cirque de Gavarnie
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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