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This article is about the French commune. For the Greek god of laughter, see Gelos (mythology).
The national stud at Gelos
The national stud at Gelos
Coat of arms of Gelos
Coat of arms
Gelos is located in France
Coordinates: 43°17′03″N 0°22′12″W / 43.2842°N 0.37°W / 43.2842; -0.37Coordinates: 43°17′03″N 0°22′12″W / 43.2842°N 0.37°W / 43.2842; -0.37
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Pau
Canton Pau-Ouest
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération de Pau Pyrénées
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Castro
Area1 11.03 km2 (4.26 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,683
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64237 /64110
Elevation 165–374 m (541–1,227 ft)
(avg. 189 m or 620 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.

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

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