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Coordinates: 43°28′16″N 0°55′30″W / 43.471°N 0.925°W / 43.471; -0.925

Commune of Salies-de-Béarn

Blason ville fr Salies-de-Béarn3 (Pyrénées-Atlantiques).svg
Location
Salies-de-Béarn is located in France
Salies-de-Béarn
Administration
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Pau
Canton Salies-de-Béarn
Intercommunality Salies-de-Béarn
Mayor Lucien Basse-Cathalinat
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 28–202 m (92–660 ft)
(avg. 56 m/180 ft)
Land area1 52.08 km2 (20.11 sq mi)
Population2 4,993  (2006)
 - Density 96 /km2 (250 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 64499/ 64270
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.

Salies-de-Béarn is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

The name comes from its naturally occurring saline water. During the occupation of France by Nazi Germany, Salies was on the border between the occupied zone and the free zone.

commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France.

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