Open main menu

Biarritz (French pronunciation: ​[bjaʁits]; Basque: Biarritz [biarits̻] or Miarritze [miarits̻e]; Gascon Occitan: Biàrritz [ˈbjarits]) is a ceety on the Bay o Biscay, on the Atlantic coast in the Pyrénées Atlantiques depairtment in soothwastren Fraunce.

Beach an casino
Beach an casino
Banner o Biarritz
Coat o airms o Biarritz
Coat o airms
Biarritz is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Biarritz is locatit in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Coordinates: 43°29′N 1°34′W / 43.48°N 1.56°W / 43.48; -1.56Coordinates: 43°29′N 1°34′W / 43.48°N 1.56°W / 43.48; -1.56
Kintra Fraunce
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Depairtment Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
Intercommunality Bayonne-Anglet-Biarritz
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Borotra
Area1 11.66 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 25,397
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64122 /64200
Elevation 0–85 m (0–279 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

Biarritz is twinned wi:[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Twin towns, Biarritz official website". Retrieved 2013-05-11.