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Coordinates: 42¬į56‚Ä≤06‚Ä≥N 0¬į38‚Ä≤01‚Ä≥WÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ42.935¬įN 0.633611111111¬įWÔĽŅ / 42.935; -0.633611111111

Commune of Lescun

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View of Lescun from Lhers
Lescun is located in France
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Accous
Intercommunality Vallée d'Aspe
Mayor François Baye
Elevation 468‚Äď2,504 m (1,540‚Äď8,220 ft)
(avg. 900 m/3,000 ft)
Land area1 61 km2 (24 sq mi)
Population2 187  (2006)
 - Density 3 /km2 (7.8 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64336/ 64490
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.

The village of Lescun is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

It is at approximately 900m altitude in a grand cirque.

Lescun is situated on the GR 10 long-distance footpath traversing the Pyrenees. Combined with the dramatic scenery of its mountain backdrop, this makes it a popular focus for walkers and climbers.

With its old buildings and narrow streets, Lescun exudes a pleasant old village charm.

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


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