La Palme, Aude

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La Palme
La Palme is located in France
La Palme
La Palme
Coordinates: 42°58′32″N 2°59′37″E / 42.9756°N 2.9936°E / 42.9756; 2.9936Coordinates: 42°58′32″N 2°59′37″E / 42.9756°N 2.9936°E / 42.9756; 2.9936
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Sigean
Intercommunality Corbières en Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Pla
Area1 27.47 km2 (10.61 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,508
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11188 / 11480
Elevation 0–201 m (0–659 ft)
(avg. 10 m or 33 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.

La Palme is a commune in the Aude department in southern France. Its origins date at least to 805 AD, when the priory was given to the Abbey of La Grasse by Charlemagne.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 842 —    
1968 851 +1.1%
1975 865 +1.6%
1982 935 +8.1%
1990 1,009 +7.9%
1999 1,151 +14.1%
2008 1,508 +31.0%

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