Ustaritz

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Ustaritz
Ustaritz is located in France
Ustaritz
Ustaritz
Coordinates: 43°24′01″N 1°27′19″W / 43.4003°N 1.4553°W / 43.4003; -1.4553Coordinates: 43°24′01″N 1°27′19″W / 43.4003°N 1.4553°W / 43.4003; -1.4553
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
Canton Ustaritz
(chef-lieu)
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Errobi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Lesbats
Area
 • Land1 32.75 km2 (12.64 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 5,458
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64547 / 64480
Elevation 0–143 m (0–469 ft)
(avg. 9 m or 30 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.

Ustaritz (Basque: Uztaritze) is a village in the traditional Basque province of Labourd, now a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France. It is located some 13 km inland from Bayonne.

Ustaritz was the location of the assembly of local Basque leaders before the French Revolution.

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