Le Barcarès

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Le Barcarès
El Barcarès
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Coat of arms of Le Barcarès
Coat of arms
Le Barcarès is located in France
Le Barcarès
Le Barcarès
Coordinates: 42°47′21″N 3°02′11″E / 42.7892°N 3.0364°E / 42.7892; 3.0364Coordinates: 42°47′21″N 3°02′11″E / 42.7892°N 3.0364°E / 42.7892; 3.0364
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joëlle Ferrand (CNIP)
Area
 • Land1 11.65 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Population2 4,018
 • Population2 density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66017 / 66420
Elevation 0–4 m (0–13 ft)
(avg. 1 m or 3.3 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.

Le Barcarès (Catalan: El Barcarès) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France bordering the Mediterranean Sea.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 775 —    
1968 1,197 +54.5%
1975 1,347 +12.5%
1982 2,208 +63.9%
1990 2,422 +9.7%
1999 3,514 +45.1%
2006 4,033 +14.8%
2009 4,018 −0.4%

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