Saint-Faust

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Saint-Faust
The church of Saint-Faust and a vineyard
The church of Saint-Faust and a vineyard
Location of Saint-Faust
Saint-Faust is located in France
Saint-Faust
Saint-Faust
Saint-Faust is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Saint-Faust
Saint-Faust
Coordinates: 43°16′08″N 0°27′00″W / 43.269°N 0.450°W / 43.269; -0.450Coordinates: 43°16′08″N 0°27′00″W / 43.269°N 0.450°W / 43.269; -0.450
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementPau
CantonBillère et Coteaux de Jurançon
IntercommunalityCA Pau Béarn Pyrénées
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean Mourlane
Area
1
13.51 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
778
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64478 /64110
Elevation170–386 m (558–1,266 ft)
(avg. 186 m or 610 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Faust is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

History[edit]

Map of the area. Pau is to the northeast, and Jurançon is to the east of Saint-Faust.

French historian Paul Raymond wrote that in 1385, Saint-Faust and its annex Laroin had 89 fires and depended on the bailiwick of Pau.

Monhauba is an old hamlet of Saint-Faust, destroyed in 1778 when the Gave de Pau river flooded.[2]

Economy[edit]

The town is part of the Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) areas of Jurançon and Béarn for wine and that of Ossau-Iraty for cheese.

Population[edit]

Population by date[3]
Year Population
1793 764
1800 753
1806 793
1820
1821 803
1831 915
1836 874
1841 855
1846 815
1851 820
1856 792
1861 745
1866 690
1872 701
1876 740
1881 758
1886 763
1891 740
1896 716
1901 701
1906 677
1911 683
1921 568
1926 532
1931 481
1936 471
1946 432
1954 424
1962 458
1968 413
1975 437
1982 554
1990 658
1999 730
2004
2007 754

Saint-Faust is a small town.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Paul Raymond, Dictionnaire topographique Béarn-Pays basque
  3. ^ For the census of 1962 to 1999 the official population corresponds with the population without duplicates according to the INSEE.