Méracq

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Méracq
Méracq is located in France
Méracq
Méracq
Coordinates: 43°30′32″N 0°23′10″W / 43.509°N 0.386°W / 43.509; -0.386Coordinates: 43°30′32″N 0°23′10″W / 43.509°N 0.386°W / 43.509; -0.386
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Pau
Canton Arzacq-Arraziguet
Intercommunality Canton of Arzacq
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Duplantier
Area
 • Land1 8.24 km2 (3.18 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Population2 216
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64380 / 64410
Elevation 109–245 m (358–804 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 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.

Méracq is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in south-western France.

Name[edit]

Historically, Méracq has been recorded as Meirac (13th century), Honerac (1538), Lo Merac (1546) and Louméracq (1863).[1]

Its name in Gascon is Lou Mérac.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Raymond, Dictionnaire topographique Béarn-Pays basque
  2. ^ http://www.locongres.org/oc/ressorsas/teledescargament/func-startdown/31/