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The road into Sarniguet
The road into Sarniguet
Coat of arms of Sarniguet
Coat of arms
Sarniguet is located in France
Coordinates: 43°19′07″N 0°05′19″E / 43.3186°N 0.0886°E / 43.3186; 0.0886Coordinates: 43°19′07″N 0°05′19″E / 43.3186°N 0.0886°E / 43.3186; 0.0886
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Tarbes
Canton Canton of Bordères-sur-l'Échez
Area1 2.07 km2 (0.80 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 219
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 65406 /65390
Elevation 248–257 m (814–843 ft)
(avg. 252 m or 827 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.

Sarniguet is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in southwestern France.


Sarniguet is located on the left bank of the Adour River, which flows at highly variable rates through the vast and fertile plain of the same name. The commune of Sarniguet is 207 hectares (510 acres) in area and 11 km (6.8 mi) distant from the department capital, Tarbes. The patchwork terrain of Sarniguet consists heavily of plains surrounded by forested borders of alder and Italian poplar.

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