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Gers
Depairtment
Prefectur biggin o the Gers depairtment, in Auch
Prefectur biggin o the Gers depairtment, in Auch
Banner o Gers
Banner
Coat o airms o Gers
Coat o airms
Location o the Gers in Fraunce
Location o the Gers in Fraunce
Coordinates: 43°39′N 0°35′E / 43.650°N 0.583°E / 43.650; 0.583Coordinates: 43°39′N 0°35′E / 43.650°N 0.583°E / 43.650; 0.583
Kintra Fraunce
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Prefecture Auch
Subprefectures Condom
Mirande
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Jean-Pierre Pujol (PS)
Aurie1
 • Tot 6,257 km2 (2,416 sq mi)
Population (1999)
 • Tot 172,335
 • Rank 89t
 • Density 28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Department nummer 32
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 17
Communes 463
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2

The Gers (French: le Gers, pronounced: [ʒɛʁs] or [ʒɛʁ]; Gascon: Gers) is a depairtment in the Midi-Pyrénées region in the soothwest o Fraunce named efter the Gers River.