The Château de Pau is a castle in the centre of the city of Pau, the capital of Pyrénées-Atlantiques and Béarn. It dominates that quarter of the city.  It is currently a National Museum which houses the works preserved from the days of Henry IV and especially during the restoration made by Louis-Philippe. The collections are increasing every year around […]

The Saint-Cricq High School, known in French as Lycée Saint-Cricq is a public High school in Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France. There are 1321 students (2009/2010). The pupils are 15 to 18 years old for preparing to take the baccalauréat and 18 to 20 years old for doing a post baccalauréat formation. When the pupils arrive in the high school for the first time, they participate […]

The University of Pau and the Adour Region (L’Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Adour or UPPA) is a French multi-site, public university. Founded in 1972, it is based in Pau (département of Pyrénées-Atlantiques) but also in Anglet, Bayonne, Tarbes and Mont-de-Marsan in the Adour river basin. Coming administratively under the Academy of Bordeaux, it is the third largest university in southwestern France (after Bordeaux and Toulouse), with some 12,000 students. The University’s logo […]

Pau is a commune overlooking the Pyrenees, and capital of the department of Pyrénées-Atlantiques in the region of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France. The name of its people is Palois in French, and paulin in Occitan. The motto of Pau is in Latin: Urbis palladium et gentis (“protective of the city and its people”). Country France Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine Department Pyrénées-Atlantiques  Mayor (2020–2026) François Bayrou (MoDem) Area1 31.51 km2 (12.17 sq mi) Population (2017-01-01) 77,130  Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi) Demonym(s) Palois (fr), paulin (oc) Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET) […]