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Capbreton, le port de plaisance
Capbreton, le port de plaisance
Coat of arms of Capbreton
Coat of arms
Capbreton is located in France
Coordinates: 43°38′35″N 1°25′52″W / 43.6431°N 1.4311°W / 43.6431; -1.4311Coordinates: 43°38′35″N 1°25′52″W / 43.6431°N 1.4311°W / 43.6431; -1.4311
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Pierre Dufau
Area1 21.75 km2 (8.40 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,565
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 40065 / 40130
Elevation 0–51 m (0–167 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.
This article is about French commune. For other uses, see Cape Breton.

Capbreton (Cap Berton in Occitan) is a commune of around 7500 inhabitants in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France. Located at the mouth of the Boudigau and Bourret rivers, the town is situated about 40 km to the north of Biarritz.

The town is a popular holiday destination for sailors, surfers, and beach-goers.

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Biarritz Airport Transfers to Capbreton. Taxi, bus, minibus and limousine services available. Contact Sea-Lifts.