Mauléon-Licharre

Mauléon-Licharre (Basque: Maule-Lextarre) or simply Mauléon is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France.

Mauléon-Licharre

Maule-Lextarre
Main square, Mauléon
Main square, Mauléon
Coat of arms of Mauléon-Licharre
Coat of arms
Location of Mauléon-Licharre
Mauléon-Licharre is located in France
Mauléon-Licharre
Mauléon-Licharre
Mauléon-Licharre is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Mauléon-Licharre
Mauléon-Licharre
Coordinates: 43°13′31″N 0°53′09″W / 43.2253°N 0.8858°W / 43.2253; -0.8858Coordinates: 43°13′31″N 0°53′09″W / 43.2253°N 0.8858°W / 43.2253; -0.8858
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementOloron-Sainte-Marie
CantonMontagne Basque
IntercommunalityCA Pays Basque
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Louis Labadot[1]
Area
1
13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
2,950
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64371 /64130
Elevation133–521 m (436–1,709 ft)
(avg. 214 m or 702 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is the capital of the Soule (Zuberoa) historical Basque province.

It is home to the canvas shoe, the espadrille and etorki cheese.

DemographicsEdit

 
Mauléon in 1843 by Eugène de Malbos.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Mauléon-Licharre, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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