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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 (2001–2008) Denis Barbé-Labarthe
Area
1
13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,209
 • Density250/km2 (640/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.

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DemographicsEdit

 
Mauléon in 1843 by Eugène de Malbos.
Date of Population
1793 1800 1806 1820 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851
862 985 1007 - 1054 1145 1259 1577 1654 1600

1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896
1475 1708 1876 1743 2108 2409 2251 2575 2651

1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954
3368 4045 4827 4220 4316 4069 4193 4567 4619

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004 - -
4679 4500 4239 4099 3533 3347 - - -
For the census of 1962 to 1999 the official population corresponds with the population without duplicates according to the INSEE.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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