Messanges, Landes

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The beach at Messanges
The beach at Messanges
Messanges is located in France
Coordinates: 43°48′59″N 1°22′39″W / 43.8164°N 1.3775°W / 43.8164; -1.3775Coordinates: 43°48′59″N 1°22′39″W / 43.8164°N 1.3775°W / 43.8164; -1.3775
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Dax
Canton Canton of Soustons
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Bouyrie
Area1 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 885
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40181 /40660
Elevation 0–60 m (0–197 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 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.

Messanges is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in south-western France. Messanges is a popular place for tourism but quite empty in the non-holiday season.

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