About Biarritz, France
Commune of Biarritz
Beach and casino in Biarritz
0–85 m (0–280 ft)
11.66 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
2,350 /km2 (6,100 /sq mi)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes
: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
Biarritz (French pronunciation: [bjaˈʀits]; Gascon Occitan: Biàrritz; Basque: Biarritz or Miarritze) is a city which lies on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast, in south-western France. It is a luxurious seaside town and is popular with tourists and surfers.
The town lies in Basque territory, and Basque flags and symbols are prevalent throughout Biarritz.
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