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Arrondissement of Bayonne
Location of Bayonne in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Location of Bayonne in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Communes 122
Subprefecture Bayonne
INSEE code 641
Area
 • Total 2,269.9 km2 (876.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total 287,546
 • Density 126.6778/km2 (328.094/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bayonne is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. Its capital is the city of Bayonne.

It is the westernmost and the smallest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,269.9 km2 (876 sq mi), and a population of 287,546 inhabitants; its population density is 126.7 inhabitants/km².

History

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Bayonne was one of them in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department.

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Landes department, to the east by the arrondissements Pau and Oloron-Sainte-Marie, to the south by Spain, and to the west by the Bay of Biscay (Atlantic Ocean).

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons of the arrondissement of Bayonne are:

  1. Anglet (6401)
  2. Baïgura et Mondarrain (6403)
  3. Bayonne-1 (6404)
  4. Bayonne-2 (6405)
  5. Bayonne-3 (6406)
  6. Biarritz (6407)
  7. Le Cœur de Béarn (6409) (partly)
  8. Hendaye-Côte Basque-Sud (6410)
  9. Montagne Basque (6412) (partly)
  10. Nive-Adour (6413)
  11. Pays de Bidache, Amikuze et Ostibarre (6422)
  12. Saint-Jean-de-Luz (6424)
  13. Ustaritz-Vallées de Nive et Nivelle (6426)

Communes

The arrondissement of Bayonne has 122 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Ahaxe-Alciette-Bascassan (64008)
  2. Ahetze (64009)
  3. Aïcirits-Camou-Suhast (64010)
  4. Aincille (64011)
  5. Ainhice-Mongelos (64013)
  6. Ainhoa (64014)
  7. Aldudes (64016)
  8. Amendeuix-Oneix (64018)
  9. Amorots-Succos (64019)
  10. Anglet (64024)
  11. Anhaux (64026)
  12. Arancou (64031)
  13. Arbérats-Sillègue (64034)
  14. Arbonne (64035)
  15. Arbouet-Sussaute (64036)
  16. Arcangues (64038)
  17. Arhansus (64045)
  18. Armendarits (64046)
  19. Arnéguy (64047)
  20. Aroue-Ithorots-Olhaïby (64049)
  21. Arraute-Charritte (64051)
  22. Ascain (64065)
  23. Ascarat (64066)
  24. Ayherre (64086)
  25. Banca (64092)
  26. Bardos (64094)
  27. Bassussarry (64100)
  28. La Bastide-Clairence (64289)
  29. Bayonne (64102)
  30. Béguios (64105)
  31. Béhasque-Lapiste (64106)
  32. Béhorléguy (64107)
  33. Bergouey-Viellenave (64113)
  34. Beyrie-sur-Joyeuse (64120)
  35. Biarritz (64122)
  36. Bidache (64123)
  37. Bidarray (64124)
  38. Bidart (64125)
  39. Biriatou (64130)
  40. Bonloc (64134)
  41. Boucau (64140)
  42. Briscous (64147)
  43. Bunus (64150)
  44. Bussunarits-Sarrasquette (64154)
  45. Bustince-Iriberry (64155)
  46. Cambo-les-Bains (64160)
  47. Came (64161)
  48. Caro (64166)
  49. Ciboure (64189)
  50. Domezain-Berraute (64202)
  51. Espelette (64213)
  52. Estérençuby (64218)
  53. Etcharry (64221)
  54. Gabat (64228)
  55. Gamarthe (64229)
  56. Garris (64235)
  57. Guéthary (64249)
  58. Guiche (64250)
  59. Halsou (64255)
  60. Hasparren (64256)
  61. Hélette (64259)
  62. Hendaye (64260)
  63. Hosta (64265)
  64. Ibarrolle (64267)
  65. Iholdy (64271)
  66. Ilharre (64272)
  67. Irissarry (64273)
  68. Irouléguy (64274)
  69. Ispoure (64275)
  70. Isturits (64277)
  71. Itxassou (64279)
  72. Jatxou (64282)
  73. Jaxu (64283)
  74. Juxue (64285)
  75. Labets-Biscay (64294)
  76. Lacarre (64297)
  77. Lahonce (64304)
  78. Lantabat (64313)
  79. Larceveau-Arros-Cibits (64314)
  80. Larressore (64317)
  81. Larribar-Sorhapuru (64319)
  82. Lasse (64322)
  83. Lecumberry (64327)
  84. Lohitzun-Oyhercq (64345)
  85. Louhossoa (64350)
  86. Luxe-Sumberraute (64362)
  87. Macaye (64364)
  88. Masparraute (64368)
  89. Méharin (64375)
  90. Mendionde (64377)
  91. Mendive (64379)
  92. Mouguerre (64407)
  93. Orègue (64425)
  94. Orsanco (64429)
  95. Osserain-Rivareyte (64435)
  96. Ossès (64436)
  97. Ostabat-Asme (64437)
  98. Pagolle (64441)
  99. Saint-Esteben (64476)
  100. Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry (64477)
  101. Saint-Jean-de-Luz (64483)
  102. Saint-Jean-le-Vieux (64484)
  103. Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (64485)
  104. Saint-Just-Ibarre (64487)
  105. Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue (64489)
  106. Saint-Martin-d'Arrossa (64490)
  107. Saint-Michel (64492)
  108. Saint-Palais (64493)
  109. Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle (64495)
  110. Saint-Pierre-d'Irube (64496)
  111. Sames (64502)
  112. Sare (64504)
  113. Souraïde (64527)
  114. Suhescun (64528)
  115. Uhart-Cize (64538)
  116. Uhart-Mixe (64539)
  117. Urcuit (64540)
  118. Urepel (64543)
  119. Urrugne (64545)
  120. Urt (64546)
  121. Ustaritz (64547)
  122. Villefranque (64558)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
64102 Bayonne 48,178 Bayonne-1, Bayonne-2
Bayonne-3
CA du Pays Basque
64024 Anglet 38,633 Anglet, Bayonne-1 CA du Pays Basque
64122 Biarritz 24,713 Biarritz CA du Pays Basque
64260 Hendaye 16,783 Hendaye-Côte Basque-Sud CA du Pays Basque
64483 Saint-Jean-de-Luz 13,431 Saint-Jean-de-Luz CA du Pays Basque
64545 Urrugne 9,304 Hendaye-Côte Basque-Sud CA du Pays Basque
64140 Boucau 7,893 Bayonne-2 CA du Pays Basque
64160 Cambo-les-Bains 6,785 Baïgura et Mondarrain CA du Pays Basque
64189 Ciboure 6,630 Saint-Jean-de-Luz CA du Pays Basque
64547 Ustaritz 6,608 Ustaritz-Vallées de Nive et Nivelle CA du Pays Basque

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Coordinates: 43°29′00″N 1°29′00″W / 43.4833°N 1.4833°W / 43.4833; -1.4833

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