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Coordinates: 44°02′02″N 0°54′47″W / 44.0339°N 0.9131°W / 44.0339; -0.9131Coordinates: 44°02′02″N 0°54′47″W / 44.0339°N 0.9131°W / 44.0339; -0.9131{{#coordinates:44.0339|-0.9131|type:city(4573)_region:FR|||||| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> France</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Region</th><td> Aquitaine</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Department</th><td> Landes</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Arrondissement</th><td> Mont-de-Marsan</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Canton</th><td> Morcenx</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Intercommunality</th><td> Communauté de communes du Pays Morcenais</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Government</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Mayor (2008–2014) </th><td> Jean-Claude Deyres</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Area1</th><td> 62.08 km2 (23.97 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Population (2006)2</th><td> 4,573</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Density</th><td> 74/km2 (190/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">INSEE/Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 40197 / 40110</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> Script error: No such module "convert".
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Morcenx is a commune in the Landes department in Aquitaine in south-western France.

Geography

Commune situated in the Grande Lande in the Landes forest (forêt des Landes) on the Bez.
Access by the A63 freeway, exit 15px14 Onesse-et-Laharie.

History

The Morcenx area, bordered by the Bez and its tributaries, seems to have been occupied since prehistoric times. Flint tools, domestic furniture, and a cinerary (cremation ashes) box from the 1st Iron Age have been found there.

The church « sanctus Petrus de Morcencz » was mentioned in the Liber rubeus during the 12th century.

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The church in Morcenx
The church in Morcenx
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