Arrondissement of Bayonne

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Arrondissement of Bayonne
Arrondissement of France
Location of Bayonne in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Location of Bayonne in Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Communes 122
Subprefecture Bayonne
INSEE code 641
Area
 • Total 2,269.9 km2 (876.4 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 287,546
 • Density 126.6778/km2 (328.094/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Bayonne is an arrondissement of France. It is part of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département. Its capital is the city of Bayonne.

It is the westernmost and the smallest of the arrondissements of the department, with an area of 2,269.9 km2 (876 sq mi),[1] and a population of 287,546 inhabitants; its population density is 126.7 inhabitants/km².[2]

History[change | change source]

When the arrondissements were created in 1800, Bayonne was one of them in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

The arrondissement is bordered to the north by the Landes department, to the east by the arrondissements Pau and Oloron-Sainte-Marie, to the south by Spain, and to the west by the Bay of Biscay (Atlantic Ocean).

Composition[change | change source]

Cantons[change | change source]

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France,[4] cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

The cantons of the arrondissement of Bayonne are:

Communes[change | change source]

The arrondissement of Bayonne has 122 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes):[5]

  1. Ahaxe-Alciette-Bascassan (64008)
  2. Ahetze (64009)
  3. Aïcirits-Camou-Suhast (64010)
  4. Aincille (64011)
  5. Ainhice-Mongelos (64013)
  6. Ainhoa (64014)
  7. Aldudes (64016)
  8. Amendeuix-Oneix (64018)
  9. Amorots-Succos (64019)
  10. Anglet (64024)
  11. Anhaux (64026)
  12. Arancou (64031)
  13. Arbérats-Sillègue (64034)
  14. Arbonne (64035)
  15. Arbouet-Sussaute (64036)
  16. Arcangues (64038)
  17. Arhansus (64045)
  18. Armendarits (64046)
  19. Arnéguy (64047)
  20. Aroue-Ithorots-Olhaïby (64049)
  21. Arraute-Charritte (64051)
  22. Ascain (64065)
  23. Ascarat (64066)
  24. Ayherre (64086)
  25. Banca (64092)
  26. Bardos (64094)
  27. Bassussarry (64100)
  28. La Bastide-Clairence (64289)
  29. Bayonne (64102)
  30. Béguios (64105)
  31. Béhasque-Lapiste (64106)
  32. Béhorléguy (64107)
  33. Bergouey-Viellenave (64113)
  34. Beyrie-sur-Joyeuse (64120)
  35. Biarritz (64122)
  36. Bidache (64123)
  37. Bidarray (64124)
  38. Bidart (64125)
  39. Biriatou (64130)
  40. Bonloc (64134)
  41. Boucau (64140)
  42. Briscous (64147)
  43. Bunus (64150)
  44. Bussunarits-Sarrasquette (64154)
  45. Bustince-Iriberry (64155)
  46. Cambo-les-Bains (64160)
  47. Came (64161)
  48. Caro (64166)
  49. Ciboure (64189)
  50. Domezain-Berraute (64202)
  51. Espelette (64213)
  52. Estérençuby (64218)
  53. Etcharry (64221)
  54. Gabat (64228)
  55. Gamarthe (64229)
  56. Garris (64235)
  57. Guéthary (64249)
  58. Guiche (64250)
  59. Halsou (64255)
  60. Hasparren (64256)
  61. Hélette (64259)
  62. Hendaye (64260)
  63. Hosta (64265)
  64. Ibarrolle (64267)
  65. Iholdy (64271)
  66. Ilharre (64272)
  67. Irissarry (64273)
  68. Irouléguy (64274)
  69. Ispoure (64275)
  70. Isturits (64277)
  71. Itxassou (64279)
  72. Jatxou (64282)
  73. Jaxu (64283)
  74. Juxue (64285)
  75. Labets-Biscay (64294)
  76. Lacarre (64297)
  77. Lahonce (64304)
  78. Lantabat (64313)
  79. Larceveau-Arros-Cibits (64314)
  80. Larressore (64317)
  81. Larribar-Sorhapuru (64319)
  82. Lasse (64322)
  83. Lecumberry (64327)
  84. Lohitzun-Oyhercq (64345)
  85. Louhossoa (64350)
  86. Luxe-Sumberraute (64362)
  87. Macaye (64364)
  88. Masparraute (64368)
  89. Méharin (64375)
  90. Mendionde (64377)
  91. Mendive (64379)
  92. Mouguerre (64407)
  93. Orègue (64425)
  94. Orsanco (64429)
  95. Osserain-Rivareyte (64435)
  96. Ossès (64436)
  97. Ostabat-Asme (64437)
  98. Pagolle (64441)
  99. Saint-Esteben (64476)
  100. Saint-Étienne-de-Baïgorry (64477)
  101. Saint-Jean-de-Luz (64483)
  102. Saint-Jean-le-Vieux (64484)
  103. Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (64485)
  104. Saint-Just-Ibarre (64487)
  105. Saint-Martin-d'Arberoue (64489)
  106. Saint-Martin-d'Arrossa (64490)
  107. Saint-Michel (64492)
  108. Saint-Palais (64493)
  109. Saint-Pée-sur-Nivelle (64495)
  110. Saint-Pierre-d'Irube (64496)
  111. Sames (64502)
  112. Sare (64504)
  113. Souraïde (64527)
  114. Suhescun (64528)
  115. Uhart-Cize (64538)
  116. Uhart-Mixe (64539)
  117. Urcuit (64540)
  118. Urepel (64543)
  119. Urrugne (64545)
  120. Urt (64546)
  121. Ustaritz (64547)
  122. Villefranque (64558)

The communes with more inhabitants in the arrondissement are:

INSEE
code
Commune Population[2]
(2014)
Canton Intercommunality
64102 Bayonne 48,178 Bayonne-1, Bayonne-2
Bayonne-3
CA du Pays Basque
64024 Anglet 38,633 Anglet, Bayonne-1 CA du Pays Basque
64122 Biarritz 24,713 Biarritz CA du Pays Basque
64260 Hendaye 16,783 Hendaye-Côte Basque-Sud CA du Pays Basque
64483 Saint-Jean-de-Luz 13,431 Saint-Jean-de-Luz CA du Pays Basque
64545 Urrugne 9,304 Hendaye-Côte Basque-Sud CA du Pays Basque
64140 Boucau 7,893 Bayonne-2 CA du Pays Basque
64160 Cambo-les-Bains 6,785 Baïgura et Mondarrain CA du Pays Basque
64189 Ciboure 6,630 Saint-Jean-de-Luz CA du Pays Basque
64547 Ustaritz 6,608 Ustaritz-Vallées de Nive et Nivelle CA du Pays Basque

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arrondissement de Bayonne (641) - Résumé statistique". Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Régions, départements, arrondissements, cantons et communes" (PDF). Populations légales 2014 (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 20 November 2017. 
  3. "Historique des Pyrénées-Atlantiques". Le SPLAF (in French). Retrieved 29 March 2014. 
  4. "Décret n° 2014-248 du 25 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département des Pyrénées-Atlantiques" (in French). Légifrance.gouv.fr. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 
  5. "Arrondissement de Bayonne (641)". Géographie administrative et d'étude (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 21 November 2017. 

Coordinates: 43°29′00″N 1°29′00″W / 43.4833°N 1.4833°W / 43.4833; -1.4833