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Coat of arms of Gazost
Coat of arms
Gazost is located in France
Coordinates: 43°02′N 0°01′E / 43.03°N 0.01°E / 43.03; 0.01Coordinates: 43°02′N 0°01′E / 43.03°N 0.01°E / 43.03; 0.01
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Argelès-Gazost
Canton Canton of Argelès-Gazost
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Castelloubon
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Louis Courade
Area1 40.6 km2 (15.7 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 117
 • Density 2.9/km2 (7.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 65191 / 65100
Elevation 545–2,350 m (1,788–7,710 ft)
(avg. 762 m or 2,500 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.

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

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