Géronce

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Géronce
The village of Géronce
The village of Géronce
Location of Géronce
Géronce is located in France
Géronce
Géronce
Géronce is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Géronce
Géronce
Coordinates: 43°14′28″N 0°41′22″W / 43.2411°N 0.6894°W / 43.2411; -0.6894Coordinates: 43°14′28″N 0°41′22″W / 43.2411°N 0.6894°W / 43.2411; -0.6894
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementOloron-Sainte-Marie
CantonOloron-Sainte-Marie-1
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Josbaig
Government
 • Mayor (2014–present) Michel Contou-Carrere
Area
1
15.99 km2 (6.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
461
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64241 /64400
Elevation167–290 m (548–951 ft)
(avg. 202 m or 663 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Access[edit]

There are several routes leading in and out of Géronce. Route 936 linking Oloron-Sainte-Marie and Bayonne passes by the outside of the town. Route 836 passes through the middle of Géronce and links route 936 through roundabouts at Orin and at Geüs-d'Oloron. Highway 524 passes through the neighborhoods of Urein, Dous, Castéra, and Lacé, and links route 836 to route 24 via Esquiule and Barcus.

Water[edit]

The grounds in the commune are watered[2] by the "Gave d'Oloron", a river in the Pyrénées. It is also watered by the main river, the "Gave de Pau", and watered by the tributary of the "Gave d'Oloron", the "Joos" (as well as by the tributaries of the latter, the streams of Josset and Cambillou).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Notice du Sandre sur Géronce Archived 2007-10-23 at the Wayback Machine