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

History

Gurs was the site of the Gurs internment camp. Nothing remains of the camp; after World War II, a forest was planted on the site where it stood.

Geography

Gurs is located near Pau. Neighboring communes: * Jasses - northwest * Sus - northwest * Dognen - east * Moncayolle-Larrory-Mendibieu - west * L'Hôpital-Saint-Blaise - southwest * Préchacq-Josbaig - south

See also

*Communes of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department *Gurs internment camp

References


INSEE commune file
Category:Communes of Pyrénées-Atlantiques Category:Pyrénées-Atlantiques communes articles needing translation from French Wikipedia {{PyrénéesAtlantiques-geo-stub