Etchebar

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Etchebar
Commune
The town hall of Etchebar
The town hall of Etchebar
Etchebar is located in France
Etchebar
Etchebar
Coordinates: 43°04′59″N 0°53′30″W / 43.0831°N 0.8917°W / 43.0831; -0.8917Coordinates: 43°04′59″N 0°53′30″W / 43.0831°N 0.8917°W / 43.0831; -0.8917
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Canton Tardets-Sorholus
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Soule-Xiberoa
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Nathalie Irigoyen
Area1 8.23 km2 (3.18 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 64
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64222 /64470
Elevation 280–1,025 m (919–3,363 ft)
(avg. 274 m or 899 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.

Etchebar (Basque: Etxebarre) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

It is located in the former province of Soule.

Etchebar served as the place of residence of Nicholai Hel, the main character in Trevanian's novel Shibumi.

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