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Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Landes

Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
Saint-Vincent-de-Paul
Saint-Vincent-de-Paul

Coordinates: 43°44′52″N 0°59′51″W / 43.7478°N 0.9975°W / 43.7478; -0.9975Coordinates: 43°44′52″N 0°59′51″W / 43.7478°N 0.9975°W / 43.7478; -0.9975

Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Dax
Canton Dax-Nord
Intercommunality Grand Dax
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Michel Bastiat
Area
 • Land1 32.37 km2 (12.50 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 2,859
 • Population2 density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 40283 / 40990
Elevation 2–70 m (6.6–229.7 ft)
(avg. 23 m or 75 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.

Saint-Vincent-de-Paul is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

The village was formerly called Pouy. It was renamed in 1828 after Saint Vincent de Paul, who was born there. You can visit his parents' home and learn about his work in the "Berceau", only a few miles from Dax.

See also

References

  • INSEE commune file
  • http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15434c.htm
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