Mauléon-Licharre

Mauléon-Licharre (French pronunciation: ​[moleɔ̃ liʃaʁ]; Basque: Maule-Lextarre, Occitan: Maulion e Lisharra), or simply Mauléon, is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in southwestern France.[3]

Mauléon-Licharre
Maule-Lextarre
Main square, Mauléon
Main square, Mauléon
Coat of arms of Mauléon-Licharre
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. 2019)[2]
2,947
 • 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.
Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793862—    
1800985+1.92%
18061,007+0.37%
18211,054+0.30%
18311,145+0.83%
18361,259+1.92%
18411,577+4.61%
18461,654+0.96%
18511,600−0.66%
18561,475−1.61%
18611,708+2.98%
18661,876+1.89%
18721,743−1.22%
18762,108+4.87%
18812,409+2.71%
18862,251−1.35%
18912,575+2.73%
18962,651+0.58%
19013,368+4.90%
YearPop.±% p.a.
19064,045+3.73%
19114,827+3.60%
19214,220−1.33%
19264,316+0.45%
19314,069−1.17%
19364,193+0.60%
19464,567+0.86%
19544,619+0.14%
19624,679+0.16%
19684,500−0.65%
19754,239−0.85%
19824,099−0.48%
19903,533−1.84%
19993,347−0.60%
20073,228−0.45%
20123,145−0.52%
20172,954−1.25%
20182,950−0.14%
Source: EHESS[4] and INSEE[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 4 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Mauléon-Licharre, EHESS. (in French)
  5. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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