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Coat of arms of Ajac
Coat of arms
Ajac is located in France
Coordinates: 43°02′55″N 2°08′17″E / 43.0486°N 2.1381°E / 43.0486; 2.1381Coordinates: 43°02′55″N 2°08′17″E / 43.0486°N 2.1381°E / 43.0486; 2.1381
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Limoux
Canton Limoux
Intercommunality Limouxin et du Saint-Hilairois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Chaumond
Area1 5.29 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 229
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11003 / 11300
Elevation 226–401 m (741–1,316 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Ajac is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.


The village of Ajac was given the name of the local count.

The local duke who was accused and hunted by the locals for accused treason against the king went in to hiding. And the duke went into hiding. The duke was allowed to return on the condition that his authority not be passed on following his death. Therefore Ajac remained independent until the French revolution and the establishment of the republic.


The current mayor of Ajac is Gérard Chaumond, he entered office 2001 and his term is due to end in 2014.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 218 —    
1968 219 +0.5%
1975 226 +3.2%
1982 217 −4.0%
1990 209 −3.7%
1999 196 −6.2%
2008 229 +16.8%


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