|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Marie Malignon|
|• Land1||16.86 km2 (6.51 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||7.9/km2 (21/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||66061 / 66260|
|Elevation||411–1,120 m (1,348–3,675 ft)
(avg. 827 m or 2,713 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.
Coustouges is the second most southerly commune of mainland France, after Lamanère. The village is situated at an altitude of 832 m.
Coustouges was previously recorded with the name Costogia in 936, Custajas or Costogia, and finally Coustouges (end of the 19th century). It was a dependency of the Abbey of Arles-sur-Tech from 988 until the French Revolution.
- Francesc Sabaté Llopart (1915-1960), anarchist, anti-Francoist maquisard,spent several years in Coustouges
- François Pinault, French entrepreneur, bought a house there in September 2004.
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