Sare

commune in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

Sare is a commune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département in the southwestern part of France.

Sare
Sare Village.jpg
Coat of arms of Sare
Coat of arms
Location of Sare
Sare is located in France
Sare
Sare
Sare is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Sare
Sare
Coordinates: 43°18′49″N 1°34′45″W / 43.3136°N 1.5792°W / 43.3136; -1.5792Coordinates: 43°18′49″N 1°34′45″W / 43.3136°N 1.5792°W / 43.3136; -1.5792
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentPyrénées-Atlantiques
ArrondissementBayonne
CantonEspelette
IntercommunalitySud Pays Basque
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Aniotzbehere
Area
1
51.34 km2 (19.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
2,314
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
64504 /64310
Elevation27–881 m (89–2,890 ft)
(avg. 77 m or 253 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is about 15 km (9.3 mi) to the east of Saint-Jean-de-Luz and the Atlantic Ocean. It is in the western foothills of the Pyrenees.