Capbreton

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This article is about French commune. For other uses, see Cape Breton.
Capbreton
Marina
Marina
Coat of arms of Capbreton
Coat of arms
Capbreton is located in France
Capbreton
Capbreton
Coordinates: 43°38′35″N 1°25′52″W / 43.6431°N 1.4311°W / 43.6431; -1.4311Coordinates: 43°38′35″N 1°25′52″W / 43.6431°N 1.4311°W / 43.6431; -1.4311
Country France
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse
Intercommunality Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrick Laclédère
Area1 21.75 km2 (8.40 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 8,396
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40065 / 40130
Elevation 0–51 m (0–167 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

Capbreton (Cap Berton in Occitan) is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in southwestern France. Located at the mouth of the Boudigau and Bourret rivers, the town is situated about 40 km north of Biarritz.

The town is a popular holiday destination for sailors, surfers, and beach-goers.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 537 —    
1806 586 +9.1%
1821 706 +20.5%
1831 915 +29.6%
1841 968 +5.8%
1851 1,060 +9.5%
1861 1,180 +11.3%
1872 1,247 +5.7%
1881 1,151 −7.7%
1891 1,284 +11.6%
1901 1,313 +2.3%
1911 1,518 +15.6%
1921 1,565 +3.1%
1931 2,954 +88.8%
1946 3,126 +5.8%
1954 3,534 +13.1%
1962 3,688 +4.4%
1968 3,937 +6.8%
1975 4,263 +8.3%
1982 4,456 +4.5%
1990 5,089 +14.2%
1999 6,659 +30.9%
2008 7,763 +16.6%
2013 8,396 +8.2%

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