Araux

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Araux
Commune
Araux is located in France
Araux
Araux
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
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
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Le Cœur de Béarn
Intercommunality Canton de Navarrenx
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nadine Lambert
Area1 5.40 km2 (2.08 sq mi)
Population (2010)2 131
 • Density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64033 /64190
Elevation 98–188 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.[1] 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 (

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