Viscos

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Viscos
A general view of Viscos
A general view of Viscos
Coat of arms of Viscos
Coat of arms
Viscos is located in France
Viscos
Viscos
Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 0°02′34″W / 42.9108°N 0.0428°W / 42.9108; -0.0428Coordinates: 42°54′39″N 0°02′34″W / 42.9108°N 0.0428°W / 42.9108; -0.0428
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Hautes-Pyrénées
Arrondissement Argelès-Gazost
Canton La Vallée des Gaves
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Lonca
Area1 6.52 km2 (2.52 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 41
 • Density 6.3/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 65478 / 65120
Elevation 520–2,139 m (1,706–7,018 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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.

Viscos is a commune in the Hautes-Pyrénées department in south-western France. It is famous for being the setting of Brazilian author Paulo Coelho's 2000 novel The Devil and Miss Prym.

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