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Biscarrosse Elm 2.jpg
The Biscarrosse Elm in January; died 2010.
Biscarrosse is located in France
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan
Canton Parentis
Intercommunality Communauté de commune des Grands Lacs
Mayor Alain Dudon
Elevation 0–78 m (0–256 ft)
(avg. 26 m/85 ft)
Land area1 160.48 km2 (61.96 sq mi)
Population2 12,487  (2007)
 - Density 78 /km2 (200 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 40046/ 40600
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: 44°23′39″N 1°09′46″W / 44.3942°N 1.1628°W / 44.3942; -1.1628

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.