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Biscarrosse
The Biscarrosse Elm in January; died 2010.
The Biscarrosse Elm in January; died 2010.
Coat of arms of Biscarrosse
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan
Canton Parentis
Intercommunality Communauté de commune des Grands Lacs
Area1 160.48 km2 (61.96 sq mi)
Population (2007) 12,487
 • Density 77.810/km2 (201.528/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 40046 /40600
Elevation 0–78 m (0–256 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Biscarosse is a commune of 12,487 people (2007). It is in the region Aquitaine in the Landes department in the southwest of France.

Education

A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) is located at Biscarosse.

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