Capbreton

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Capbreton
Commune
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 Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Pays Tyrossais
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 Nouvelle-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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