Prades, Ariège

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Prades
Prades Ariege.jpg
Coat of arms of Prades
Coat of arms
Prades is located in France
Prades
Prades
Coordinates: 42°47′16″N 1°52′45″E / 42.7878°N 1.8792°E / 42.7878; 1.8792Coordinates: 42°47′16″N 1°52′45″E / 42.7878°N 1.8792°E / 42.7878; 1.8792
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Ax-les-Thermes
Intercommunality vallées d'Ax
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Rivière
Area1 28.97 km2 (11.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 50
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4.5/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09232 / 09110
Elevation 1,078–1,921 m (3,537–6,302 ft)
(avg. 1,250 m or 4,100 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.

Prades is a communes in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants are called Pradéens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 88 —    
1968 97 +10.2%
1975 73 −24.7%
1982 67 −8.2%
1990 53 −20.9%
1999 47 −11.3%
2008 50 +6.4%

Geography[edit]

The village is located in the Pyrenees on the River Hers-Vif.

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