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Ille-sur-Têt is located in France
Coordinates: 42°40′18″N 2°37′17″E / 42.6717°N 2.6214°E / 42.6717; 2.6214Coordinates: 42°40′18″N 2°37′17″E / 42.6717°N 2.6214°E / 42.6717; 2.6214
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Vinça
Intercommunality Roussillon Conflent
 • Mayor (2009–2014) Willy Burghoffer
Area1 31.67 km2 (12.23 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 5,244
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66088 / 66130
Elevation 110–446 m (361–1,463 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 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.

Ille-sur-Têt (Catalan: Illa or Illa de Tet) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales département in southern France.

Its inhabitants are called Illois.


The commune is situated in the Ribéral region along the route nationale 116 and is crossed by the Têt River (in the north), as well as by its tributary, the Boulès (in the south). It is one of the gateways to the Fenouillèdes region (towards Montalba-le-Château or Bélesta).

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Prosper Mérimée's short story La Vénus d'Ille takes place in Ille-sur-Têt.

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