Biscarosse

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Biscarrosse
The Biscarrosse Elm in January; died 2010.
The Biscarrosse Elm in January; died 2010.
Coat of arms of Biscarrosse
Coat of arms
Biscarrosse is located in France
Biscarrosse
Biscarrosse
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Biscarrosse is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Biscarrosse
Biscarrosse
Coordinates: 44°23′39″N 1°09′46″W / 44.3942°N 1.1628°W / 44.3942; -1.1628Coordinates: 44°23′39″N 1°09′46″W / 44.3942°N 1.1628°W / 44.3942; -1.1628
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentLandes
ArrondissementMont-de-Marsan
CantonParentis
IntercommunalityCommunauté de commune des Grands Lacs
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Alain Dudon
Area
1
160.48 km2 (61.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)2
12,487
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
40046 /40600
Elevation0–78 m (0–256 ft)
(avg. 26 m or 85 ft)
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.

Biscarosse is a commune of 12,487 people (2007). It is in the region Aquitaine in the Landes department in the southwest of France.

Education[change | change source]

A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) is located at Biscarosse.