Banyuls-dels-Aspres

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Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Coat of arms of Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Coat of arms
Banyuls-dels-Aspres is located in France
Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Coordinates: 42°34′00″N 2°52′05″E / 42.5667°N 2.8681°E / 42.5667; 2.8681Coordinates: 42°34′00″N 2°52′05″E / 42.5667°N 2.8681°E / 42.5667; 2.8681
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Céret
Canton Céret
Intercommunality Aspres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Laurent Bernardy
Area1 10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 1,237
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66015 / 66300
Elevation 41–124 m (135–407 ft)
(avg. 114 m or 374 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.

Banyuls-dels-Aspres (Catalan: Banyuls dels Aspres) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Banyuls-dels-Aspres is located in the canton of Céret and in the arrondissement of Céret.

Map of Banyuls-dels-Aspres and its surrounding communes

History[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
André Marie 2001 2014
Laurent Bernardy 2014

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Banyulencs.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 146 —    
1800 268 +83.6%
1806 319 +19.0%
1821 380 +19.1%
1831 427 +12.4%
1836 442 +3.5%
1841 472 +6.8%
1846 531 +12.5%
1851 513 −3.4%
1856 542 +5.7%
1861 501 −7.6%
1866 504 +0.6%
1872 535 +6.2%
1876 617 +15.3%
1881 744 +20.6%
1886 748 +0.5%
1891 750 +0.3%
1896 756 +0.8%
1901 887 +17.3%
1906 889 +0.2%
1911 870 −2.1%
1921 846 −2.8%
1926 769 −9.1%
1931 749 −2.6%
1936 759 +1.3%
1946 668 −12.0%
1954 695 +4.0%
1962 738 +6.2%
1968 724 −1.9%
1975 683 −5.7%
1982 660 −3.4%
1990 850 +28.8%
1999 1,007 +18.5%
2006 1,136 +12.8%
2009 1,175 +3.4%

Sites of interest[edit]

Saint-Andrew church
  • Saint-Andrew church, first mentioned in 1091 but rebuilt in the 15th century.

Notable people[edit]

  • Henri Ey (1900-1977) : psychiatrist and philosopher born in Banyuls-dels-Aspres.

See also[edit]

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