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Gers
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
KintraFraunce
RegionMidi-Pyrénées
PrefectureAuch
SubprefecturesCondom
Mirande
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilJean-Pierre Pujol (PS)
Area
 • Total6,257 km2 (2,416 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Tot172,335
 • Rank89t
 • Density28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Department nummer32
Arrondissements3
Cantons17
Communes463
^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.