Ansignan

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Ansignan
The main road in Ansignan
The main road in Ansignan
Coat of arms of Ansignan
Coat of arms
Ansignan is located in France
Ansignan
Ansignan
Coordinates: 42°45′43″N 2°30′59″E / 42.7619°N 2.5164°E / 42.7619; 2.5164Coordinates: 42°45′43″N 2°30′59″E / 42.7619°N 2.5164°E / 42.7619; 2.5164
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Agly Fenouillèdes
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Pierre Pilart
Area1 7.84 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 195
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66006 / 66220
Elevation 155–583 m (509–1,913 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 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.

Ansignan is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales département in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Ansignan is located in the canton of Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Ansignan and its surrounding communes


Government and politics[edit]

Seal of Ansignan in 1815

Communal administration[edit]

The town council of Ansignan is composed in 2014 of eleven councilors : seven men (the mayor, two deputy mayors and four councilors) and four women (four councilors).[1]

Mayors[edit]

Signature of mayor Joseph Grand (Jr.) in 1815
Mayor Term start Term end
Joseph Grand 1792 1795
Pierre Grand 1795 1799
Marc Babulet 1799 1801
Joseph Grand 1801 1813
Joseph Grand Jr.[2] 1813 1815
Jean Raspaud[2] 1815 1816
Pierre Barbaza 1816 1835
Jacques Gandou 1835 1841
Jean-BaptisteFage 1841 1846
Joseph Pratx 1846 1850
Saturnin Carol 1850 1850
Joseph Merou 1850 1850
Pierre Estève 1850 1851
Joseph Barbaza 1851 1852
Pierre Estève 1852 1856
François Bascou 1856 1865
Pierre Vaysse 1865 1876
JosephBarbaza 1876 1884
André Gelly 1884 1888
Jean-François Dauliac 1888 1895
Pierre Pech 1895 1908
Célestin Calvet 1908 1912
Jacques-Louis Pech 1912 1929
Etienne Bascou 1935 1977
Guy Barbaza 1977 1999
Guy Audouy 1999 2001
Mauricette Pelissier 2001 2014
Jean-Pierre Pilart 2014

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1794 221 —    
1800 248 +12.2%
1806 276 +11.3%
1820 277 +0.4%
1831 317 +14.4%
1836 306 −3.5%
1841 307 +0.3%
1846 288 −6.2%
1851 301 +4.5%
1856 271 −10.0%
1861 287 +5.9%
1866 293 +2.1%
1872 295 +0.7%
1876 273 −7.5%
1881 276 +1.1%
1886 281 +1.8%
1891 289 +2.8%
1896 274 −5.2%
1901 300 +9.5%
1906 278 −7.3%
1911 248 −10.8%
1921 252 +1.6%
1926 246 −2.4%
1931 268 +8.9%
1936 263 −1.9%
1946 245 −6.8%
1954 229 −6.5%
1962 225 −1.7%
1968 259 +15.1%
1975 225 −13.1%
1982 194 −13.8%
1990 212 +9.3%
1999 198 −6.6%
2006 186 −6.1%
2009 190 +2.2%

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