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French depairtment

Pyrénées-Atlantiques (French pronunciation: ​[pi.ʁɑ̃.tik]; Gascon: Pirenèus-Atlantics; Basque: Pirinio-Atlantiarrak or Pirinio-Atlantikoak; Spaingie: Pirineos Atlánticos) is a depairtment in the soothwast o Fraunce which taks its name frae the Pyrenees muntains an the Atlantic Ocean.

Coat o airms o Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Coat o airms
Location o Pyrénées-Atlantiques in Fraunce
Location o Pyrénées-Atlantiques in Fraunce
Coordinates: 43°15′N 00°50′E / 43.250°N 0.833°E / 43.250; 0.833
Kintra Fraunce
Region Aquitaine
Prefectur Pau
Subprefectures Bayonne
 • Preses o the General Cooncil Georges Labazée
 • Total 7,645 km2 (2,952 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 647,420
 • Rank 37t
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Depairtment nummer 64
Arrondissements 3
Cantons 52
Communes 547
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2


The coat o airms o Pyrénées-Atlantiques combines thae o fower tradeetional provinces:

  1. Lawer Navarre
  2. Béarn
  3. Labourd
  4. Soule

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