Pau, France

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Pau

Palais Beaumont.JPG
Palais Beaumont in Pau
Coat of arms of Pau
Coat of arms
Pau is located in France
Pau
Administration
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Pau
Canton Chief town of 6 cantons
Intercommunality Pau Pyrénées
Mayor Martine Lignières-Cassou (PS)
(2008-2014)
Statistics
Elevation 165–245 m (541–804 ft)
(avg. 178 m/584 ft)
Land area1 31.51 km2 (12.17 sq mi)
Population2 79,798  (2011)
 - Density 2,532 /km2 (6,560 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 64445/ 64000
Website www.pau.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 43°18′N 0°22′W / 43.30°N 0.37°W / 43.30; -0.37

Pau's castle

Pau is an town in the Aquitaine région in the southwest of France. Pau is the prefecture of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. Its population is of 79,798 inhabitants.[1]

Twin towns[change | edit source]

Pau is twinned with:

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Populations légales en vigueur à compter du 1er janvier 2014: Pyrénées-Atlantiques" (in French) (pdf). Populations légales 2011 des départements et des collectivités d'outre-mer. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. http://www.insee.fr/fr/ppp/bases-de-donnees/recensement/populations-legales/pages2013/pdf/dep64.pdf. Retrieved 29 March 2014.

Related pages[change | edit source]

Arrondissements of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department

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