Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains

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Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Town hall
Town hall
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is located in France
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
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Soustons
Intercommunality Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Froustey
Area1 4.25 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,525
 • Density 360/km2 (930/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 40328 /40480
Elevation 0–21 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
Year Pop. ±%
1793 193 —    
1806 185 −4.1%
1821 247 +33.5%
1831 272 +10.1%
1841 311 +14.3%
1851 313 +0.6%
1861 342 +9.3%
1872 458 +33.9%
1881 486 +6.1%
1891 521 +7.2%
1901 490 −6.0%
1911 550 +12.2%
1921 525 −4.5%
1931 504 −4.0%
1946 537 +6.5%
1954 670 +24.8%
1962 772 +15.2%
1968 903 +17.0%
1975 1,072 +18.7%
1982 1,151 +7.4%
1990 1,210 +5.1%
1999 1,379 +14.0%
2008 1,591 +15.4%
2013 1,525 −4.1%

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