Bayonne (French pronunciation: ​[bajɔn]; Gascon: Baiona [baˈjunɔ]; Basque: Baiona [baiona]; Spaingie: Bayona) is a ceety an commune in soothwastren Fraunce at the confluence o the Nive an Adour rivers, in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques depairtment.

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The ceety haw
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Coat of airms o Bayonne
Coat airms
Bayonne is locatit in Fraunce
Bayonne
Bayonne
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Bayonne is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Bayonne
Bayonne
Coordinates: 43°29′N 1°29′W / 43.49°N 1.48°W / 43.49; -1.48Coordinates: 43°29′N 1°29′W / 43.49°N 1.48°W / 43.49; -1.48
KintraFraunce
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepairtmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementBayonne
CantonChief toun o 3 cantons
IntercommunalityBayonne-Anglet-Biarritz
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Grenet (Radical-UMP)
Area
1
21.68 km2 (8.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)2
45,855
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64102 /64100
Elevation0–55 m (0–180 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

Bayonne is twinned wi:[1]

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b c d e f g h i j k "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 26 December 2013.