Montazels

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Montazels
Montazels.jpg
Coat of arms of Montazels
Coat of arms
Montazels is located in France
Montazels
Montazels
Coordinates: 42°56′46″N 2°14′48″E / 42.9461°N 2.2467°E / 42.9461; 2.2467Coordinates: 42°56′46″N 2°14′48″E / 42.9461°N 2.2467°E / 42.9461; 2.2467
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Limoux
Canton Couiza
Intercommunality Pays de Couiza
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Fromilhague
Area1 4.39 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 492
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11240 / 11190
Elevation 211–527 m (692–1,729 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 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.

Montazels is a commune in the Aude department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 382 —    
1968 399 +4.5%
1975 459 +15.0%
1982 462 +0.7%
1990 506 +9.5%
1999 469 −7.3%
2008 492 +4.9%

Personalities[edit]

Bérenger Saunière, controversial Roman Catholic priest of Rennes-le-Château, was born in Montazels on 11 April 1852.

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