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IN BIARRITZ, FRANCE by Dominick M. Dimacale
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IN BIARRITZ, FRANCE
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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. Biarritz is located in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department in the Aquitaine region. It is adjacent to Bayonne and Anglet and 11 miles (18 kilometres) from the border with Spain. It is in the traditional province of Labourd in the French Basque Country.