Soustons

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Soustons
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Soustons
Coat of arms
Soustons is located in France
Soustons
Soustons
Coordinates: 43°45′09″N 1°19′42″W / 43.7525°N 1.3283°W / 43.7525; -1.3283Coordinates: 43°45′09″N 1°19′42″W / 43.7525°N 1.3283°W / 43.7525; -1.3283
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Soustons
Intercommunality Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Yves Montus
Area1 100.38 km2 (38.76 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 7,504
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40310 /40140
Elevation 0–62 m (0–203 ft)
(avg. 32 m or 105 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.

Soustons is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 2,504 —    
1806 2,516 +0.5%
1821 2,247 −10.7%
1831 2,508 +11.6%
1841 2,783 +11.0%
1851 3,123 +12.2%
1861 3,285 +5.2%
1872 3,458 +5.3%
1881 3,704 +7.1%
1891 3,848 +3.9%
1901 3,946 +2.5%
1911 3,951 +0.1%
1921 3,711 −6.1%
1931 3,763 +1.4%
1946 3,923 +4.3%
1954 4,034 +2.8%
1962 4,242 +5.2%
1968 4,522 +6.6%
1975 5,127 +13.4%
1982 5,102 −0.5%
1990 5,283 +3.5%
1999 5,743 +8.7%
2008 7,090 +23.5%
2013 7,504 +5.8%

Soustons hosts one of the LORAN-C transmitters.

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