Issel, Aude

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This article is about the commune in France. For the Dutch river, see Oude IJssel.
Issel
Coat of arms of Issel
Coat of arms
Issel is located in France
Issel
Issel
Coordinates: 43°22′05″N 1°59′26″E / 43.3681°N 1.9906°E / 43.3681; 1.9906Coordinates: 43°22′05″N 1°59′26″E / 43.3681°N 1.9906°E / 43.3681; 1.9906
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton Castelnaudary-Nord
Intercommunality Lauragais Montagne Noire
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Ourliac
Area
 • Land1 17.66 km2 (6.82 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 458
 • Population2 density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11175 / 11400
Elevation 160–340 m (520–1,120 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

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

The village is laid out in the form of a circulade. It is positioned on the edge of an area of wooded hills, some 5 km (3.1 mi) north of Castelnaudary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 264 —    
1968 268 +1.5%
1975 248 −7.5%
1982 310 +25.0%
1990 363 +17.1%
1999 395 +8.8%
2008 458 +15.9%

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