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Coordinates: 43¬į15‚Ä≤24‚Ä≥N 1¬į04‚Ä≤11‚Ä≥WÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ43.2566666667¬įN 1.06972222222¬įWÔĽŅ / 43.2566666667; -1.06972222222

Commune of Ostabat-Asme

Ostabat-Asme is located in France
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
Canton Iholdy
Intercommunality Iholdi-Ostibarre
Mayor Daniel Olcomendy
Elevation 66‚Äď440 m (220‚Äď1,440 ft)
(avg. 126 m/410 ft)
Land area1 15.26 km2 (5.89 sq mi)
Population2 203  (2006)
 - Density 13 /km2 (34 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64437/ 64120
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km¬≤ (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.

Ostabat-Asme (Basque: Izura-Azme), Hostavalem in the Middle Ages, is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, formerly located in the regiopn described d for many centuries as Lower Navarre, in south-western France. It was the meeting point of 4 European ways to Santiago de Compostela, 3 of them joining together there, namely Paris - Tours - Poitiers - Dax , from Center - Europe linking to Limoges, from Genoa and Lyon through Moissac, the fourth one the Toulouse way, linking Central Italy with the Languedoc region, the Toulouse region and linking though the Béarn region, via Lescar - Oloron to Somport, Spain, and the Spanish Pyrénées.

The 3 linked Saint James ways proceed from there, through Larceveau - Arros - Cibits, Ainhice - Mongelos, Gamarthe, Lacarre and Iriberry towards Saint-Jean-le-Vieux, (43¬ļ09'57"N, 1¬ļ11'32" W), a.k.a. Donazaharre to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, and to the Spanish Frontier, Roncesvalles, (42¬ļ59'23"N, 1¬ļ20'4"W) .

It is and it was thus located in the former province of Lower Navarre.

Blason ville fr Ostabat-Asme (Pyrénées-Atlantiques).svg

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Coordinates: 43¬į15.34‚Ä≤N 1¬į4.29‚Ä≤WÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ43.25567¬įN 1.0715¬įWÔĽŅ / 43.25567; -1.0715


Simple English

Ostabat-Asme is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in the southwestern part of France.


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