Rion-des-Landes

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Rion-des-Landes
Château Bellegarde
Location of Rion-des-Landes
Rion-des-Landes is located in France
Rion-des-Landes
Rion-des-Landes
Rion-des-Landes is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Rion-des-Landes
Rion-des-Landes
Coordinates: 43°55′37″N 0°55′08″W / 43.9269°N 0.9189°W / 43.9269; -0.9189Coordinates: 43°55′37″N 0°55′08″W / 43.9269°N 0.9189°W / 43.9269; -0.9189
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLandes
ArrondissementDax
CantonPays morcenais tarusate
IntercommunalityPays Tarusate
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Laurent Civel
Area
1
134.06 km2 (51.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,006
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
40243 /40370
Elevation46–103 m (151–338 ft)
(avg. 68 m or 223 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Rion-des-Landes is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. On 1 January 2017, the former commune of Boos was merged into Rion-des-Landes.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,300—    
18061,280−1.5%
18211,332+4.1%
18311,470+10.4%
18411,537+4.6%
18511,727+12.4%
18612,174+25.9%
18722,461+13.2%
18812,357−4.2%
18912,535+7.6%
19012,560+1.0%
19112,651+3.6%
19212,581−2.6%
19312,501−3.1%
19462,434−2.7%
19542,446+0.5%
19622,512+2.7%
19682,479−1.3%
19752,635+6.3%
19822,482−5.8%
19902,329−6.2%
19992,201−5.5%
20082,330+5.9%
20132,521+8.2%

Notable residents[edit]

Marie-Thérèse Ordonez, also known as Maïté

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Arrêté préfectoral 25 November 2016 ‹See Tfd›(in French)

Geography[edit]

Rion-des-Landes is located in the center of the Landes department.

To the north there is Garosse, Arjuzanx, Morcenx.

To the south there is a Boos, Lesgor.

To the west there is Lesperon.

To the east there is a Beylongue, Carcen-Ponsion.

Transport[edit]

 • Car : taxis
 • Bus
 • Bike
 • Pedestrian

Education[edit]

 • Middle School : Marie-Curie
 • Primary school : Jean-Menaux

Twining[edit]

· French

· English

People related to the municipality[edit]

• Maïté, restaurateur and TV host

• Gérard dages, rugby player. Born on March 5, 1930 in Rion-des-Landes. Finalist of the French Rugby Championship in 1953 and 1959 with the Stade Mons (rugby union).