Fanjeaux

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Fanjeaux
Coat of arms of Fanjeaux
Coat of arms
Fanjeaux is located in France
Fanjeaux
Fanjeaux
Coordinates: 43°11′16″N 2°02′04″E / 43.1878°N 2.0344°E / 43.1878; 2.0344Coordinates: 43°11′16″N 2°02′04″E / 43.1878°N 2.0344°E / 43.1878; 2.0344
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton Fanjeaux
Intercommunality Piège et Lauragais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Juin
Area
 • Land1 25.49 km2 (9.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 776
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11136 / 11270
Elevation 155–395 m (509–1,296 ft)
(avg. 363 m or 1,191 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.

Fanjeaux (Occitan: Fanjaus) is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Fanjeaux is located west of Carcassonne. Between 1206 and 1215, Fanjeaux was the home of Saint Dominic, the founder of the Roman Catholic Church's Dominican Order.

Near the old market hall in Fanjeaux

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 748 —    
1968 776 +3.7%
1975 748 −3.6%
1982 778 +4.0%
1990 775 −0.4%
1999 770 −0.6%
2008 776 +0.8%
Market hall

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