Bellocq (French pronunciation: ​[bɛlɔk]; Occitan: Bètlòc) is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France.

Bellocq
The road from Bellocq
The road from Bellocq
Location of Bellocq
Bellocq is located in France
Bellocq
Bellocq
Bellocq is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bellocq
Bellocq
Coordinates: 43°31′03″N 0°54′53″W / 43.5175°N 0.9147°W / 43.5175; -0.9147Coordinates: 43°31′03″N 0°54′53″W / 43.5175°N 0.9147°W / 43.5175; -0.9147
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementPau
CantonOrthez et Terres des Gaves et du Sel
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Idelette Demaison[1]
Area
1
12.65 km2 (4.88 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
909
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64108 /64270
Elevation18–159 m (59–522 ft)
(avg. 41 m or 135 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Inhabitants of Bellocq are called Bellocquais.[3]

EconomyEdit

The commune is part of the wine zone appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) du Béarn. Since 1991, the AOC Béarn-Bellocq applies to wines grown in the communes of Bellocq, Lahontan, Orthez and Salies-de-Béarn.

Bellocq is also part of the cheese producing zone d'appellation, l'Ossau-Iraty.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ http://www.habitants.fr Pyrénées-Atlantiques (64) (Accessed 5 January 2012)
  4. ^ Base Mérimée: Château de Bellocq, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)