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This article is about the village in France. For the electric string quartet, see Escala (group).
Coat of arms of Escala
Coat of arms
Escala is located in France
Coordinates: 43°05′01″N 0°24′20″E / 43.0836°N 0.4056°E / 43.0836; 0.4056Coordinates: 43°05′01″N 0°24′20″E / 43.0836°N 0.4056°E / 43.0836; 0.4056
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Canton Canton of Barthe-de-Neste
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Neste Baronnies
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Corrège
Area1 3.88 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 328
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 65159 /65250
Elevation 506–627 m (1,660–2,057 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

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

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