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Carcans

Carcans
Commune
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Carcans
Flag
Coat of arms of Carcans
Coat of arms
Carcans is located in France
Carcans
Carcans
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Carcans is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Carcans
Carcans
Coordinates: 45°04′47″N 1°02′35″W / 45.0797°N 1.0431°W / 45.0797; -1.0431
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Gironde
Arrondissement Lesparre-Médoc
Canton Le Sud-Médoc
Intercommunality Lacs Médocains
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Sabarot
Area1 175.4 km2 (67.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,139
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 33097 /33121
Elevation 0–65 m (0–213 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.

Carcans is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Carcans is a member of the Community of Municipalities Médoc's Lakes which includes the municipalities of Lacanau, Carcans, and Hourtin.

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