Gestas, Pyrénées-Atlantiques

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The church of Gestas
The church of Gestas
Gestas is located in France
Coordinates: 43°21′00″N 0°53′09″W / 43.35°N 0.8858°W / 43.35; -0.8858Coordinates: 43°21′00″N 0°53′09″W / 43.35°N 0.8858°W / 43.35; -0.8858
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
Canton Saint-Palais
Intercommunality Sauveterre-de-Béarn
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maïté Idiart
Area1 2.19 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 70
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64242 /64190
Elevation 77–194 m (253–636 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Gestas (Basque: Jestaze) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

It is located in the former province of Soule.

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