Ansignan

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Ansignan
Photos ansignan avril 2006 042.jpg
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 Agly Fenouillèdes
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Pilart
Area1 7.84 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 190
 • Density 24/km2 (63/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]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
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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