Gurs

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Gurs
The town hall of Gurs
The town hall of Gurs
Location of Gurs
Gurs is located in France
Gurs
Gurs
Gurs is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Gurs
Gurs
Coordinates: 43°17′18″N 0°45′09″W / 43.2883°N 0.7525°W / 43.2883; -0.7525Coordinates: 43°17′18″N 0°45′09″W / 43.2883°N 0.7525°W / 43.2883; -0.7525
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementOloron-Sainte-Marie
CantonLe Cœur de Béarn
IntercommunalityCanton of Navarrenx
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Louis Costemale
Area
1
10.96 km2 (4.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
482
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64253 /64190
Elevation119–254 m (390–833 ft)
(avg. 178 m or 584 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Gurs [ɡyʁs][2] is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

Gurs was the site of the Camp Gurs concentration camp. Nothing remains of the camp; after World War II, a forest was planted on the site where it stood.

Geography[edit]

Gurs is located near Pau.

Neighboring communes:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Wayback Machine" (PDF). web.archive.org. 4 March 2016.

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