Araux

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Araux
Location of Araux
Araux is located in France
Araux
Araux
Araux is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Araux
Araux
Coordinates: 43°21′11″N 0°48′23″W / 43.3531°N 0.8064°W / 43.3531; -0.8064Coordinates: 43°21′11″N 0°48′23″W / 43.3531°N 0.8064°W / 43.3531; -0.8064
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementOloron-Sainte-Marie
CantonLe Cœur de Béarn
IntercommunalityCanton de Navarrenx
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nadine Lambert
Area
1
5.40 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
150
 • Density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64033 /64190
Elevation98–188 m (322–617 ft)
(avg. 120 m or 390 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Araux (Araus in Occitan) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

This commune is located roughly midway between Sauveterre-de-Béarn to the northwest and Navarrenx to the south-east.

Access[edit]

Araux is accessed by departmental roads 836 and 936.

Waterways[edit]

Araux lies in the Adour watershed.[2] The gave d'Oloron (a tributary of the gave de Pau) and the Lausset, a tributary, flow into the area. The Cassou dou Boue and the Lescuncette stream, both tributaries of the Harcellane stream (itself a tributary of the Lausset), also pass through the commune.

Toponymy[edit]

Araux has also been referred to as Araus (

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Notice du Sandre sur Araux Archived October 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine