Ouveillan

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Ouveillan
Church of St. John the Evangelist
Church of St. John the Evangelist
Coat of arms of Ouveillan
Coat of arms
Ouveillan is located in France
Ouveillan
Ouveillan
Coordinates: 43°17′21″N 2°58′20″E / 43.2892°N 2.9722°E / 43.2892; 2.9722Coordinates: 43°17′21″N 2°58′20″E / 43.2892°N 2.9722°E / 43.2892; 2.9722
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Ginestas
Intercommunality Narbonnaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Cribaillet
Area
 • Land1 29.98 km2 (11.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,167
 • Population2 density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11269 / 11590
Elevation 6–59 m (20–194 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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.

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

Sights include the church of St. John the Evangelist, built in Romanesque style during the 11th-12th centuries. It has a large choir area with three apses, which are decorated externally with Lombard bands.

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