Aussurucq

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Aussurucq
Aussurucq is located in France
Aussurucq
Aussurucq
Coordinates: 43°09′01″N 0°55′57″W / 43.1503°N 0.9325°W / 43.1503; -0.9325Coordinates: 43°09′01″N 0°55′57″W / 43.1503°N 0.9325°W / 43.1503; -0.9325
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Mauléon-Licharre
Intercommunality Soule-Xiberoa
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Carricaburu
Area
 • Land1 47.12 km2 (18.19 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 250
 • Population2 density 5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64081 / 64130
Elevation 191–1,284 m (627–4,213 ft)
(avg. 209 m or 686 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Aussurucq (Basque: Altzürükü) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France. It is located in the former province of Soule.

The village features a dynamic scene related especially to Basque culture. The inhabitants of the village performed the pastoral Ürrüti Jauregiko Peirot in 2002, a play written by the son of the village Niko Etxart, an acclaimed Basque musician.

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