Pyrénées-Atlantiques is a department in the southwest corner of and of the region of . It takes its name from the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. It covers the French Basque Country and the Béarn.

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is a commune overlooking the , and capital of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques Département in the region of , France. Photo: Alex Hudghton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a large beachside town on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of , in south-west . Photo: Eusebius, CC BY 3.0.

is in , , part of the Basque region close to the Spanish border. Photo: PierreSelim, CC BY 3.0.

& Ciboure are small towns at the mouth of the River Nivelle, near the border with Spain. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is the furthest point in the South West of you can go, a frontier town with , and confined on the edge of both the Atlantic Ocean and Pyrenees Mountains. Photo: Harrieta171, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in south-western France close to Ostabat in the Pyrenean foothills. Photo: Dvillafruela, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Photo: Asp., CC0.

, Hostavalem in the Middle Ages, is a commune in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department, formerly located in the region described for many centuries as Lower Navarre, in south-western . Photo: Touriste, Public domain.


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