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Coordinates: 43°38′35″N 1°25′52″W / 43.64305°N 1.43111°W / 43.64305; -1.43111

Commune of Capbreton

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Capbreton, le port de plaisance
Location
Capbreton is located in France
Capbreton
Administration
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse
Intercommunality Communauté de communes de Maremne-Adour-Côte-Sud
Mayor Jean-Pierre Dufau
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 0–51 m (0–170 ft)
(avg. 10 m/33 ft)
Land area1 21.75 km2 (8.40 sq mi)
Population2 7,565  (2006)
 - Density 348 /km2 (900 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 40065/ 40130
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Capbreton is a commune of around 7500 inhabitants in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France. Located at the mouth of the Boudigau and Bourret rivers, the town is situated about 40 km to the north of Biarritz.

The town is a popular vacation destination for sailers, surfers, and beach-goers.

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