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Coat of arms of Arcachon
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Elevation 0–45 m (0–148 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 ft*)
Land area1 7.56 km2 (2.92 sq mi)
Population2 11,307  (2012)
 - Density 1,496/km2 (3,870/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 33009/ 33120
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 44°23′28″N 1°06′03″W / 44.391°N 1.1009°W / 44.391; -1.1009

Arcachon is a commune on the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern of France. It is a popular seaside resort.

The commune of Arcachon is only 150 years old.

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