Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains

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Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is located in France
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Coordinates: 43°47′14″N 1°24′11″W / 43.7872°N 1.4031°W / 43.7872; -1.4031Coordinates: 43°47′14″N 1°24′11″W / 43.7872°N 1.4031°W / 43.7872; -1.4031
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLandes
ArrondissementDax
CantonMarensin Sud
IntercommunalityMaremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Froustey
Area
1
4.25 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population
(2013)2
1,525
 • Density360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
40328 /40480
Elevation0–21 m (0–69 ft)
(avg. 3 m or 9.8 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.

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, in Gascon language Lo Bocau Vielh, is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

During the 1970s, an artificial lake and a touristic complex were created and named "Port d'Albret ", this complex was built in the territory of Vieux-Boucau and the nearby town Soustons. During summer, the population is between 10,000 and 15,000 inhabitants.

There are three beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and one on the lake.

Geography[edit]

The commune has the smallest surface of the Landes department.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793193—    
1806185−4.1%
1821247+33.5%
1831272+10.1%
1841311+14.3%
1851313+0.6%
1861342+9.3%
1872458+33.9%
1881486+6.1%
1891521+7.2%
1901490−6.0%
1911550+12.2%
1921525−4.5%
1931504−4.0%
1946537+6.5%
1954670+24.8%
1962772+15.2%
1968903+17.0%
19751,072+18.7%
19821,151+7.4%
19901,210+5.1%
19991,379+14.0%
20081,591+15.4%
20131,525−4.1%

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