Orion, Pyrénées-Atlantiques

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Orion is located in France
Coordinates: 43°25′11″N 0°51′43″W / 43.4197°N 0.8619°W / 43.4197; -0.8619Coordinates: 43°25′11″N 0°51′43″W / 43.4197°N 0.8619°W / 43.4197; -0.8619
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Sauveterre-de-Béarn
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Sauveterre-de-Béarn
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Dufau
Area1 9.80 km2 (3.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 152
 • Density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64427 / 64390
Elevation 83–230 m (272–755 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 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.

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

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