Licq-Athérey

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Licq-Athérey
Bridge on the river Saison
Bridge on the river Saison
Licq-Athérey is located in France
Licq-Athérey
Licq-Athérey
Coordinates: 43°04′05″N 0°52′32″W / 43.0681°N 0.8756°W / 43.0681; -0.8756Coordinates: 43°04′05″N 0°52′32″W / 43.0681°N 0.8756°W / 43.0681; -0.8756
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Tardets-Sorholus
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Soule-Xiberoa
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marc Peillen
Area1 17.87 km2 (6.90 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 232
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64342 / 64560
Elevation 242–1,097 m (794–3,599 ft)
(avg. 497 m or 1,631 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.

Licq-Athérey (Basque: Ligi-Atherei) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

It is located in the former province of Soule.

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Licq has a church (Church of St. Julien) whose origins date back to the Middle Ages and was substantially revised in the nineteenth century.

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