Thuir

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Thuir
Thuir is located in France
Thuir
Thuir
Coordinates: 42°37′59″N 2°45′26″E / 42.6331°N 2.7572°E / 42.6331; 2.7572Coordinates: 42°37′59″N 2°45′26″E / 42.6331°N 2.7572°E / 42.6331; 2.7572
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Thuir
Intercommunality Aspres
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Olive
Area1 19.90 km2 (7.68 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 7,519
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66210 / 66300
Elevation 78–243 m (256–797 ft)
(avg. 99 m or 325 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.

Thuir (Catalan Tuïr) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

It lies not far from Perpignan. It is located in a plain between the natural zones of Els Aspres and El Riberal.

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