Landes (depairtment)

French depairtment

Landes (French pronunciation: ​[lɑ̃d]; Gascon: Lanas Occitan pronunciation: ['lanəs]) is a depairtment in soothwastren Fraunce.

Landes

Lanas
Prefectur biggin o the Landes depairtment, in Mont-de-Marsan
Prefectur biggin o the Landes depairtment, in Mont-de-Marsan
Coat o airms o Landes
Coat o airms
Location o Landes in Fraunce
Location o Landes in Fraunce
Coordinates: 44°0′N 0°50′W / 44.000°N 0.833°W / 44.000; -0.833Coordinates: 44°0′N 0°50′W / 44.000°N 0.833°W / 44.000; -0.833
KintraFraunce
RegionAquitaine
PrefecturMont-de-Marsan
SubprefectursDax
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilHenri Emmanuelli
Area
 • Total9,243 km2 (3,569 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Tot367,492
 • Rank65t
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer40
Arrondissements2
Cantons15
Communes331
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2