Biganos

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Biganos
Port
Port
Coat of arms of Biganos
Coat of arms
Biganos is located in France
Biganos
Biganos
Coordinates: 44°38′42″N 0°58′38″W / 44.645°N 0.9772°W / 44.645; -0.9772Coordinates: 44°38′42″N 0°58′38″W / 44.645°N 0.9772°W / 44.645; -0.9772
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Arcachon
Canton Andernos-les-Bains
Intercommunality Bassin d'Arcachon Nord Atlantique
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Lafon
Area1 77.28 km2 (29.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 9,099
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 33051 /33380
Elevation 0–45 m (0–148 ft)
(avg. 13 m or 43 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.

Biganos is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

This commune has two harbours.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 3,781 —    
1968 4,213 +11.4%
1975 4,416 +4.8%
1982 4,588 +3.9%
1990 5,650 +23.1%
1999 7,820 +38.4%
2008 9,099 +16.4%

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