Capbreton

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Capbreton
Commune
Marina
Marina
Coat of arms of Capbreton
Coat of arms
Capbreton is located in France
Capbreton
Capbreton
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Capbreton is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
YearPop.±%
1793537—    
1806586+9.1%
1821706+20.5%
1831915+29.6%
1841968+5.8%
18511,060+9.5%
18611,180+11.3%
18721,247+5.7%
18811,151−7.7%
18911,284+11.6%
19011,313+2.3%
19111,518+15.6%
19211,565+3.1%
19312,954+88.8%
19463,126+5.8%
19543,534+13.1%
19623,688+4.4%
19683,937+6.8%
19754,263+8.3%
19824,456+4.5%
19905,089+14.2%
19996,659+30.9%
20087,763+16.6%
20138,396+8.2%

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