|Intercommunality||Cap de Gascogne|
|• Mayor||Henri Bancons|
|Area1||11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)|
|• Density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||40086 / 40500|
|Elevation||50–135 m (164–443 ft)
(avg. 83 m or 272 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.
Coudures is in the area south of the Adour river. This area is far more pronounced in altitude differences than North of the river - where the land is virtually flat for many kilometrees.
The village has a 13th-century Anglican Church which can be seen in many old photos but with a different looking tower to today as the old tower top was destroyed by a lightning strike in the 20th century.
There are some very old buildings in Coudures and at that this time[clarification needed] had many shops. This however has been depleted due to supermarkets and general commerce growth to just a post office and a bar (which has now closed), but is for sale.
There are a fairly high population of British and European immigrants in the village, making up around 5% of the population. There are also many different sub-cultures from all over France that live in the village, with a very diverse mixture from North to South, East to West.
The village has a large reservoir nearby and hunting, fishing, petanque, horse riding and mountain-biking are popular local sports.
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