Bayonne facts for kids
|City Hall of Bayonne|
|Coat of arms|
|Canton||Chief town of 3 cantons|
|Elevation||0–52 m (0–171 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 ft*)
|Land area1||21.68 km2 (8.37 sq mi)|
|- Density||2,191/km2 (5,670/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||64102/ 64100|
|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.|
Bayonne (Gascon Baiona; Basque: Baiona; Spanish: Bayona) is a city and commune in southwestern France at the confluence of the Nive and Adour rivers, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, of which it is a subprefecture.
|Anglet||Lahonce and Mouguerre|
With a population of 47,492, Bayonne has a population density of 2,191 inhabitants/km2.
The inhabitants of Bayonne are known, in French, as Bayonnais (women: Bayonnaises).
- Bayonne-1, formed with a part of Bayonne and part of Anglet.
- Bayonne-2, formed with a part of Bayonne and the commune Boucau.
- Bayonne-3, formed with the parts of Bayonne not included in the other two cantons.
Bayonne is twinned with:
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The Saint-Esprit bridge over the Adour.
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