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Parentis-en-Born is located in France
Coordinates: 44°21′00″N 1°04′24″W / 44.35°N 1.0733°W / 44.35; -1.0733Coordinates: 44°21′00″N 1°04′24″W / 44.35°N 1.0733°W / 44.35; -1.0733
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan
Canton Parentis-en-Born
Intercommunality Grands Lacs
Area1 111.55 km2 (43.07 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 4,429
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 40217 / 40160
Elevation 20–57 m (66–187 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

Parentis-en-Born is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

It is one of the biggest oil reserves of continental western Europe. The Biscarrosse - Parentis Airport is located on the commune.

See also[edit]

Lac de Biscarrosse et de Parentis