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The beach at Moliets-et-Mâa
The beach at Moliets-et-Mâa
Coat of arms of Moliets-et-Maa
Coat of arms
Moliets-et-Maa is located in France
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Moliets-et-Maa is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Coordinates: 43°51′00″N 1°21′25″W / 43.85°N 1.3569°W / 43.85; -1.3569Coordinates: 43°51′00″N 1°21′25″W / 43.85°N 1.3569°W / 43.85; -1.3569
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Marensin Sud
Intercommunality Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Anne-Marie Cancouët
Area1 27.66 km2 (10.68 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 809
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40187 /40660
Elevation 0–55 m (0–180 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 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.

Moliets-et-Maa is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in south-western France.


The principal economic activity is tourism and the village features long sandy beaches and golf courses.

The village proper and the beach area are around 2 km (1.2 mi) apart, a common feature of towns and villages in this region of France known as the Côte d'Argent. The "courant d'Huchet" flows into the Atlantic Ocean on the Moliets's beach.

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