Galan, Hautes-Pyrénées

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The church of Saint-Julien
The church of Saint-Julien
Coat of arms of Galan
Coat of arms
Galan is located in France
Coordinates: 43°13′20″N 0°24′30″E / 43.2222°N 0.4083°E / 43.2222; 0.4083Coordinates: 43°13′20″N 0°24′30″E / 43.2222°N 0.4083°E / 43.2222; 0.4083
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Bagnères-de-Bigorre
Canton La Vallée de l'Arros et des Baïses
Intercommunality Communauté de communes des Baïses
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Ducasse
Area1 14.05 km2 (5.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 769
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 65183 /65330
Elevation 310–501 m (1,017–1,644 ft)
(avg. 381 m or 1,250 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.

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


The Petite Baïse flows northward through the middle of the commune.

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