Gurs

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Gurs
Gurs is located in France
Gurs
Gurs
Coordinates: 43°17′18″N 0°45′09″W / 43.2883°N 0.7525°W / 43.2883; -0.7525Coordinates: 43°17′18″N 0°45′09″W / 43.2883°N 0.7525°W / 43.2883; -0.7525
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Navarrenx
Intercommunality Canton of Navarrenx
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Louis Costemale
Area
 • Land1 10.96 km2 (4.23 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 423
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64253 / 64190
Elevation 119–254 m (390–833 ft)
(avg. 178 m or 584 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.

Gurs is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

Gurs was the site of the Camp Gurs concentration camp. Nothing remains of the camp; after World War II, a forest was planted on the site where it stood.

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Gurs is located near Pau.

Neighboring communes:

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