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Coordinates: 43¬į17‚Ä≤18‚Ä≥N 0¬į45‚Ä≤09‚Ä≥WÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ43.2883333333¬įN 0.7525¬įWÔĽŅ / 43.2883333333; -0.7525

Commune of Gurs

Gurs is located in France
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Navarrenx
Intercommunality Canton of Navarrenx
Mayor Louis Costemale
Elevation 119‚Äď254 m (390‚Äď830 ft)
(avg. 178 m/580 ft)
Land area1 10.96 km2 (4.23 sq mi)
Population2 423  (2006)
 - Density 39 /km2 (100 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64253/ 64190
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km¬≤ (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Gurs 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.



Gurs is located near Pau.

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Simple English

Gurs is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in the southwestern part of France.

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