Briscous

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Briscous
Commune
The town hall of Briscous
The town hall of Briscous
Coat of arms of Briscous
Coat of arms
Briscous is located in France
Briscous
Briscous
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Briscous is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Briscous
Briscous
Coordinates: 43°27′39″N 1°19′57″W / 43.4608°N 1.3325°W / 43.4608; -1.3325Coordinates: 43°27′39″N 1°19′57″W / 43.4608°N 1.3325°W / 43.4608; -1.3325
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
Canton Nive-Adour
Intercommunality CA Pays Basque
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Diratchette
Area1 31.29 km2 (12.08 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 2,614
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64147 /64240
Elevation 0–135 m (0–443 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.

Briscous (Basque Beskoitze) is a town in the traditional Basque province of Labourd, now a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France.

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