Orus

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For the Greek grammarian Orus (or Oros), see Oros of Alexandria
Orus
Orus is located in France
Orus
Orus
Coordinates: 42°46′59″N 1°30′29″E / 42.7831°N 1.5081°E / 42.7831; 1.5081Coordinates: 42°46′59″N 1°30′29″E / 42.7831°N 1.5081°E / 42.7831; 1.5081
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Vicdessos
Intercommunality Auzat-Vicdessos
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Delpy
Area1 9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 22
 • Density 2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09222 / 09220
Elevation 819–1,980 m (2,687–6,496 ft)
(avg. 981 m or 3,219 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.

Orus is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Orus are called Orusiens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 8 —    
1968 15 +87.5%
1975 11 −26.7%
1982 13 +18.2%
1990 20 +53.8%
1999 18 −10.0%
2008 22 +22.2%

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