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Arrondissement of Dax
Arrondissement of France
Location of Dax in Landes
Location of Dax in Landes
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Communes 153
Subprefecture Dax
INSEE code 401
Area
 • Total 3,194.2 km2 (1,233.3 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 218,240
 • Density 68.3238/km2 (176.958/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Dax is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Landes département. Its capital is the city of Dax.

It is the southernmost and the smallest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 3,194.2 km2 (1,233 sq mi), and a population of 218,240 inhabitants; its population density is of 68.3 inhabitants/km².

History

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Dax was one of them in the Landes department.

Geography

The arrondissement is bordered to the north and east by the arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan, to the south by the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department 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.

In the arrondissement of Dax, there are two canton where not all their "communes" are in the arrondissement: Côte d'Argent and Pays morcenais tarusate. The following table shows the distribution of the "communes" in the cantons and arrondissements:

Canton Dax Mont-de-Marsan Total
1 Adour Armagnac 35 35
2 Chalosse Tursan 50 50
3 Côte d'Argent 10 6 16
4 Coteau de Chalosse 50 50
5 Dax-1 10 + part of Dax 10 + part of Dax
6 Dax-2 9 + part of Dax 9 + part of Dax
7 Grands Lacs 13 13
8 Haute Lande Armagnac 47 47
9 Marensin-Sud 12 12
10 Mont-de-Marsan-1 9 + part of Mont-de-Marsan 9 + part of Mont-de-Marsan
11 Mont-de-Marsan-2 8 + part of Mont-de-Marsan 8 + part of Mont-de-Marsan
12 Orthe et Arrigans 24 24
13 Pays morcenais tarusate 18 9 27
14 Pays tyrossais 11 11
15 Seignanx 8 8
153 178 331

Communes

The arrondissement of Dax has 153 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):

  1. Amou (40002)
  2. Angoumé (40003)
  3. Angresse (40004)
  4. Argelos (40007)
  5. Arsague (40011)
  6. Audon (40018)
  7. Azur (40021)
  8. Baigts (40023)
  9. Bassercles (40027)
  10. Bastennes (40028)
  11. Bergouey (40038)
  12. Beylongue (40040)
  13. Beyries (40041)
  14. Biarrotte (40042)
  15. Biaudos (40044)
  16. Bonnegarde (40047)
  17. Boos (40048)
  18. Brassempouy (40054)
  19. Bégaar (40031)
  20. Bélus (40034)
  21. Bénesse-Maremne (40036)
  22. Bénesse-lès-Dax (40035)
  23. Cagnotte (40059)
  24. Candresse (40063)
  25. Capbreton (40065)
  26. Carcarès-Sainte-Croix (40066)
  27. Carcen-Ponson (40067)
  28. Cassen (40068)
  29. Castaignos-Souslens (40069)
  30. Castel-Sarrazin (40074)
  31. Castelnau-Chalosse (40071)
  32. Castets (40075)
  33. Cauneille (40077)
  34. Caupenne (40078)
  35. Clermont (40084)
  36. Dax (40088)
  37. Doazit (40089)
  38. Donzacq (40090)
  39. Estibeaux (40095)
  40. Gaas (40101)
  41. Gamarde-les-Bains (40104)
  42. Garrey (40106)
  43. Gaujacq (40109)
  44. Gibret (40112)
  45. Goos (40113)
  46. Gourbera (40114)
  47. Gousse (40115)
  48. Gouts (40116)
  49. Habas (40118)
  50. Hastingues (40120)
  51. Hauriet (40121)
  52. Herm (40123)
  53. Heugas (40125)
  54. Hinx (40126)
  55. Josse (40129)
  56. Labatut (40132)
  57. Labenne (40133)
  58. Lahosse (40141)
  59. Laluque (40142)
  60. Lamothe (40143)
  61. Larbey (40144)
  62. Laurède (40147)
  63. Le Leuy (40153)
  64. Lesgor (40151)
  65. Linxe (40155)
  66. Lit-et-Mixe (40157)
  67. Louer (40159)
  68. Lourquen (40160)
  69. Léon (40150)
  70. Lévignacq (40154)
  71. Magescq (40168)
  72. Marpaps (40173)
  73. Maylis (40177)
  74. Meilhan (40180)
  75. Messanges (40181)
  76. Mimbaste (40183)
  77. Misson (40186)
  78. Moliets-et-Maa (40187)
  79. Montfort-en-Chalosse (40194)
  80. Mouscardès (40199)
  81. Mugron (40201)
  82. Mées (40179)
  83. Narrosse (40202)
  84. Nassiet (40203)
  85. Nerbis (40204)
  86. Nousse (40205)
  87. Oeyregave (40206)
  88. Oeyreluy (40207)
  89. Onard (40208)
  90. Ondres (40209)
  91. Orist (40211)
  92. Orthevielle (40212)
  93. Orx (40213)
  94. Ossages (40214)
  95. Ozourt (40216)
  96. Pey (40222)
  97. Peyrehorade (40224)
  98. Pomarez (40228)
  99. Pontonx-sur-l'Adour (40230)
  100. Port-de-Lanne (40231)
  101. Pouillon (40233)
  102. Poyanne (40235)
  103. Poyartin (40236)
  104. Préchacq-les-Bains (40237)
  105. Rion-des-Landes (40243)
  106. Rivière-Saas-et-Gourby (40244)
  107. Saint-André-de-Seignanx (40248)
  108. Saint-Aubin (40249)
  109. Saint-Barthélemy (40251)
  110. Saint-Cricq-du-Gave (40254)
  111. Saint-Geours-d'Auribat (40260)
  112. Saint-Geours-de-Maremne (40261)
  113. Saint-Jean-de-Lier (40263)
  114. Saint-Jean-de-Marsacq (40264)
  115. Saint-Julien-en-Born (40266)
  116. Saint-Laurent-de-Gosse (40268)
  117. Saint-Lon-les-Mines (40269)
  118. Saint-Martin-de-Hinx (40272)
  119. Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx (40273)
  120. Saint-Michel-Escalus (40276)
  121. Saint-Pandelon (40277)
  122. Saint-Paul-lès-Dax (40279)
  123. Saint-Vincent-de-Paul (40283)
  124. Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse (40284)
  125. Saint-Yaguen (40285)
  126. Saint-Étienne-d'Orthe (40256)
  127. Sainte-Marie-de-Gosse (40271)
  128. Saubion (40291)
  129. Saubrigues (40292)
  130. Saubusse (40293)
  131. Saugnac-et-Cambran (40294)
  132. Seignosse (40296)
  133. Seyresse (40300)
  134. Siest (40301)
  135. Soorts-Hossegor (40304)
  136. Sorde-l'Abbaye (40306)
  137. Sort-en-Chalosse (40308)
  138. Souprosse (40309)
  139. Soustons (40310)
  140. Taller (40311)
  141. Tarnos (40312)
  142. Tartas (40313)
  143. Tercis-les-Bains (40314)
  144. Tilh (40316)
  145. Tosse (40317)
  146. Toulouzette (40318)
  147. Téthieu (40315)
  148. Uza (40322)
  149. Vicq-d'Auribat (40324)
  150. Vielle-Saint-Girons (40326)
  151. Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains (40328)
  152. Villenave (40330)
  153. Yzosse (40334)

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