Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains

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Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is located in France
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Coordinates: 43°47′14″N 1°24′11″W / 43.7872°N 1.4031°W / 43.7872; -1.4031Coordinates: 43°47′14″N 1°24′11″W / 43.7872°N 1.4031°W / 43.7872; -1.4031
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Soustons
Area
 • Land1 4.25 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population (1999 census)
 • Population2 1,379
 • Population2 density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 40328 / 40480
Elevation 0–21 m (0–69 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

During the 1970s, an artificial lake and a touristic complex were created and named "Port d'Albret ", this complex was built in the territory of Vieux-Boucau and the nearby town Soustons. During summer, the population is between 10,000 and 15,000 inhabitants.

There are three beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and one on the lake.

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