The beach at Moliets-et-Mâa
|• Mayor (2001–2008)||Anne-Marie Cancouët|
|Area1||27.66 km2 (10.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||29/km2 (76/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||40187 / 40660|
|Elevation||0–55 m (0–180 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.
The principal economic activity is tourism and the village features long sandy beaches and golf courses.
The village proper and the beach area are around 2 km (1.2 mi) apart, a common feature of towns and villages in this region of France known as the Côte d'Argent. The "courant d'Huchet" flows into the Atlantic Ocean on the Moliets's beach.
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