Canton of Bayonne-Est

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canton of Bayonne-Est
region Aquitaine
Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Arrondissement Bayonne
main place Bayonne
Establishment date March 4, 1790
Dissolution date March 29, 2015
Residents 13,218 (Jan 1, 2012)
Communities 1
INSEE code 6406

The canton Bayonne-Est was 2015 a constituency in the Arrondissement Bayonne in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques in the region Aquitaine in France . Marie-Christine Aragon was the last representative in the General Council of the Département from 2011 to 2015.


The canton was founded on March 4, 1790 as part of the establishment of the départements as part of what was then the "District of Ustaritz". With the founding of the arrondissements on February 17, 1800, the canton was redesigned as part of what was then the Bayonne arrondissement.

See also History of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques and History of the Arrondissement of Bayonne .


The canton was bordered to the north by the canton of Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx in the Dax arrondissement in the Landes department , to the east and south by the canton of Saint-Pierre-d'Irube and to the west by the cantons of Bayonne-Ouest and Bayonne-Nord .


The canton comprised part of the municipality of Bayonne . Bayonne was divided into three cantons until 2015, this was a less populous part of the city.