Vignevieille

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Vignevieille
Ruins of the chateau of Durfort
Ruins of the chateau of Durfort
Coat of arms of Vignevieille
Coat of arms
Vignevieille is located in France
Vignevieille
Vignevieille
Coordinates: 43°00′24″N 2°31′30″E / 43.0067°N 2.525°E / 43.0067; 2.525Coordinates: 43°00′24″N 2°31′30″E / 43.0067°N 2.525°E / 43.0067; 2.525
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton Mouthoumet
Intercommunality Massif de Mouthoumet
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Guillot
Area
 • Land1 16.72 km2 (6.46 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 99
 • Population2 density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11409 / 11330
Elevation 190–694 m (623–2,277 ft)
(avg. 228 m or 748 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.

Vignevieille is a commune in the Aude department in southern France. Its inhabitants are called Vignevieillais.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the Corbières mountains.

The village lies on the right bank of the Orbieu, which flows northeast through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 240 —    
1800 240 +0.0%
1806 300 +25.0%
1821 299 −0.3%
1831 372 +24.4%
1836 306 −17.7%
1841 341 +11.4%
1846 346 +1.5%
1851 312 −9.8%
1856 301 −3.5%
1861 310 +3.0%
1866 282 −9.0%
1872 272 −3.5%
1876 248 −8.8%
1881 221 −10.9%
1886 292 +32.1%
1891 246 −15.8%
1896 242 −1.6%
1901 212 −12.4%
1906 210 −0.9%
1911 204 −2.9%
1921 183 −10.3%
1926 152 −16.9%
1931 158 +3.9%
1936 110 −30.4%
1946 127 +15.5%
1954 120 −5.5%
1962 92 −23.3%
1968 112 +21.7%
1975 95 −15.2%
1982 78 −17.9%
1990 75 −3.8%
1999 72 −4.0%
2008 99 +37.5%

Sights[edit]

  • Ruins of the Château de Durfort
  • Fountain built in 1897. The round basin is of pink marble from the Pic de Berles quarry situated in the communes of Vignevieille and Salza. At the centre is a column with the inscription: République Française, 1897, Jouve. The fountain runs permanently, even in drought.

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