Guinarthe-Parenties

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Guinarthe-Parenties
Guinarthe-Parenties is located in France
Guinarthe-Parenties
Guinarthe-Parenties
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Guinarthe-Parenties is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Guinarthe-Parenties
Guinarthe-Parenties
Coordinates: 43°23′04″N 0°56′51″W / 43.3844444444°N 0.9475°W / 43.3844444444; -0.9475Coordinates: 43°23′04″N 0°56′51″W / 43.3844444444°N 0.9475°W / 43.3844444444; -0.9475
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementOloron-Sainte-Marie
CantonSauveterre-de-Béarn
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes de Sauveterre-de-Béarn
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Vignau
Area
1
2.48 km2 (0.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)2
231
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64251 /64390
Elevation44–79 m (144–259 ft)
(avg. 70 m or 230 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.

Guinarthe-Parenties is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département and the Aquitaine region in the southwestern part of France.

Geography[change | change source]

The Saison river, which joins the gave d'Oloron,[1] crosses the commune's land.

Localities and Hamlets[change | change source]

Bordering communes[change | change source]

History[change | change source]

Paul Raymond[2] said in 1385 that Guinarthe had 13 feux, Parenties had 9. They depended upon the Sauveterre bailiwick. There was an abbey in Parenties.

Guinarthe et Parenties joined on June 20 1842, and on May 16 1845.

Name[change | change source]

Guinarthe was called [2] Guinarte (1385 [3]), Guinarta (around 1540 [3]), Sanctus Martinus de Guinarte (1612 [3]), Parenties-Guinarthe when it joined Parenties on June 20 1842 and Guinarthe-Parenties on May 16 1845.
Parenties existed [2] as Paranthies (1385[3]), Paranthias (around1540[3]) and Saint-Pierre de Paranties (1612 [3]).

The béarnais name is Guinarte-Parentias.

Demography[change | change source]

Date of Population
1793 1800 1806 1820 1821 1831 1836 1841 1846 1851
137 99 142 - 154 142 141 304 328 278

1856 1861 1866 1872 1876 1881 1886 1891 1896
290 274 270 237 254 258 267 254 262

1901 1906 1911 1921 1926 1931 1936 1946 1954
248 228 236 215 203 204 210 185 171

1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2004 2007 -
169 208 219 229 238 223 - 232 -
For the census of 1962 to 1999 the official population corresponds with the population without duplicates according to the INSEE.

Economy[change | change source]

Mostly agricultural activities.

Monuments[change | change source]

There are two churches in this commune: one is in Guinarthe, the other in Parenties.

References[change | change source]

  1. The Sandre tool about Guinarthe-Parenties
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Paul Raymond, Dictionnaire topographique Béarn-Pays basque
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Archives départementales des Pyrénées-Atlantiques