Arboussols

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Arboussols
View of Arboussols
View of Arboussols
Arboussols is located in France
Arboussols
Arboussols
Coordinates: 42°39′52″N 2°29′10″E / 42.6644°N 2.4861°E / 42.6644; 2.4861Coordinates: 42°39′52″N 2°29′10″E / 42.6644°N 2.4861°E / 42.6644; 2.4861
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Sournia
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Vinça Canigou
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Étienne Surjus
Area1 14.08 km2 (5.44 sq mi)
Population (2009)2 104
 • Density 7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66007 / 66320
Elevation 242–1,004 m (794–3,294 ft)
(avg. 593 m or 1,946 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.

Arboussols (Catalan: Arboçols) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Arboussols is located in the canton of Sournia and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Arboussols and its surrounding communes

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Éloi Aubert 1983 1989
Jean-Claude Delseny 2001 2014
Étienne Surjus 2014

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 137 —    
1800 146 +6.6%
1806 139 −4.8%
1821 153 +10.1%
1831 198 +29.4%
1836 225 +13.6%
1841 219 −2.7%
1846 227 +3.7%
1851 205 −9.7%
1856 198 −3.4%
1861 186 −6.1%
1866 179 −3.8%
1872 212 +18.4%
1876 229 +8.0%
1881 229 +0.0%
1886 191 −16.6%
1891 220 +15.2%
1896 207 −5.9%
1901 202 −2.4%
1906 202 +0.0%
1911 189 −6.4%
1921 147 −22.2%
1926 143 −2.7%
1931 133 −7.0%
1936 138 +3.8%
1946 113 −18.1%
1954 129 +14.2%
1962 125 −3.1%
1968 104 −16.8%
1975 85 −18.3%
1982 81 −4.7%
1990 79 −2.5%
1999 95 +20.3%
2006 101 +6.3%
2009 104 +3.0%

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