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The church of Ponson-Dessus
The church of Ponson-Dessus
Ponson-Dessus is located in France
Coordinates: 43°18′56″N 0°03′11″W / 43.3156°N 0.0531°W / 43.3156; -0.0531Coordinates: 43°18′56″N 0°03′11″W / 43.3156°N 0.0531°W / 43.3156; -0.0531
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Pau
Canton Montaner
Intercommunality Communauté Ousse-Gabas
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Lacabanne
Area1 11 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 261
 • Density 24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64452 /64460
Elevation 285–389 m (935–1,276 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.

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

Neighboring communes are Ponson-Debat-Pout to the north, Oroix (in Hautes-Pyrénées) to the east, Séron (also in Hautes-Pyrénées) and Aast to the west, and Ger to the south.

The inhabitants are called ponsonais(e).

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