Fontcouverte, Aude

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Fontcouverte
Coat of arms of Fontcouverte
Coat of arms
Fontcouverte is located in France
Fontcouverte
Fontcouverte
Coordinates: 43°10′08″N 2°41′22″E / 43.1689°N 2.6894°E / 43.1689; 2.6894Coordinates: 43°10′08″N 2°41′22″E / 43.1689°N 2.6894°E / 43.1689; 2.6894
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Lézignan-Corbières
Intercommunality Région Lézignanaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Calhavel
Area
 • Land1 9.97 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 563
 • Population2 density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11148 / 11700
Elevation 62–189 m (203–620 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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.

Fontcouverte is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 388 —    
1968 397 +2.3%
1975 336 −15.4%
1982 328 −2.4%
1990 333 +1.5%
1999 424 +27.3%
2008 563 +32.8%

Sights[edit]

  • Monument Saint Régis
  • Fountain on the Place de la Révolution, built in the late 19th century
  • A column 4.40 m high with a statue of a woman symbolizing agriculture
  • Montagne d'Alaric

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