Sare

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Sare
Sare Village.jpg
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
Canton Espelette
Intercommunality Sud Pays Basque
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Aniotzbehere
Area1 51.34 km2 (19.82 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,314
 • Density 45.072/km2 (116.74/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 64504 /64310
Elevation 27–881 m (89–2,890 ft)
(avg. 77 m or 253 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.

Sare is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in the southwestern part of France.

It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) to the east of Saint-Jean-de-Luz and the Atlantic Ocean. It is in the western foothills of the Pyrenees.