Fourtou

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Fourtou
Fourtou is located in France
Fourtou
Fourtou
Coordinates: 42°54′31″N 2°25′50″E / 42.9086°N 2.4306°E / 42.9086; 2.4306Coordinates: 42°54′31″N 2°25′50″E / 42.9086°N 2.4306°E / 42.9086; 2.4306
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Limoux
Canton Couiza
Intercommunality Pays de Couiza
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Cros
Area
 • Land1 20.46 km2 (7.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 57
 • Population2 density 2.8/km2 (7.2/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11155 / 11190
Elevation 432–926 m (1,417–3,038 ft)
(avg. 670 m or 2,200 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the Corbières mountains.

The village lies in the middle of the commune, on the left bank of the Moulin brook, a tributary of the Orbieu, which has its source in the northern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 30 —    
1968 42 +40.0%
1975 42 +0.0%
1982 46 +9.5%
1990 58 +26.1%
1999 53 −8.6%
2008 57 +7.5%

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