Méracq

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Méracq
The town hall of Méracq
The town hall of Méracq
Location of Méracq
Méracq is located in France
Méracq
Méracq
Méracq is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Méracq
Méracq
Coordinates: 43°30′32″N 0°23′10″W / 43.509°N 0.386°W / 43.509; -0.386Coordinates: 43°30′32″N 0°23′10″W / 43.509°N 0.386°W / 43.509; -0.386
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementPau
CantonArtix et Pays de Soubestre
IntercommunalityCanton of Arzacq
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Duplantier
Area
1
8.24 km2 (3.18 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
232
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64380 /64410
Elevation109–245 m (358–804 ft)
(avg. 197 m or 646 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Méracq is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in south-western France.

Name[edit]

Historically, Méracq has been recorded as Meirac (13th century), Honerac (1538), Lo Merac (1546) and Louméracq (1863).[2]

Its name in Gascon is Lou Mérac.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Paul Raymond, Dictionnaire topographique Béarn-Pays basque
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-25. Retrieved 2014-05-25.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)