Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, in Gascon language Lo Bocau Vielh, is a commune in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Town hall
Town hall
Location of Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is located in France
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLandes
ArrondissementDax
CantonMarensin Sud
IntercommunalityMaremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Froustey
Area
1
4.25 km2 (1.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,618
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
40328 /40480
Elevation0–21 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.

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.

GeographyEdit

The commune has the smallest surface of the Landes department.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1793193—    
1806185−4.1%
1821247+33.5%
1831272+10.1%
1841311+14.3%
1851313+0.6%
1861342+9.3%
1872458+33.9%
1881486+6.1%
1891521+7.2%
1901490−6.0%
1911550+12.2%
1921525−4.5%
1931504−4.0%
1946537+6.5%
1954670+24.8%
1962772+15.2%
1968903+17.0%
19751,072+18.7%
19821,151+7.4%
19901,210+5.1%
19991,379+14.0%
20081,591+15.4%
20131,525−4.1%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.