Canet-en-Roussillon

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Canet-en-Roussillon
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Canet-en-Roussillon is located in France
Canet-en-Roussillon
Canet-en-Roussillon
Coordinates: 42°42′24″N 3°00′28″E / 42.7067°N 3.0078°E / 42.7067; 3.0078Coordinates: 42°42′24″N 3°00′28″E / 42.7067°N 3.0078°E / 42.7067; 3.0078
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Canet-en-Roussillon
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Arlette Franco
Area
 • Land1 30.22 km2 (11.67 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 11,876
 • Population2 density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66037 / 66140
Elevation 0–37 m (0–121 ft)
(avg. 6 m or 20 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.

Canet-en-Roussillon (Catalan: Canet de Rosselló) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end   Party
Gabriel Henric 1944 1947
Joseph Pagès 1947 1950
François Moudat 1950 1965
Christian Brignieu 1965 1966
François Moudat 1966 1971
Jacques Coupet 1971 1989
Arlette Franco 1989 2010 UMP
Bernard Dupont 2010 2014 UMP

Notable people born in Canet-en-Roussillon[edit]

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