Arboussols

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Arboussols, Arboçols
View of Arboussols
View of Arboussols
Location of Arboussols, Arboçols
Arboussols, Arboçols is located in France
Arboussols, Arboçols
Arboussols, Arboçols
Arboussols, Arboçols is located in Occitanie
Arboussols, Arboçols
Arboussols, Arboçols
Coordinates: 42°39′52″N 2°29′10″E / 42.6644°N 2.4861°E / 42.6644; 2.4861Coordinates: 42°39′52″N 2°29′10″E / 42.6644°N 2.4861°E / 42.6644; 2.4861
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLa Vallée de l'Agly
IntercommunalityCommunauté de communes Vinça Canigou
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Étienne Surjus
Area
1
14.08 km2 (5.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
117
 • Density8.3/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66007 /66320
Elevation242–1,004 m (794–3,294 ft)
(avg. 593 m or 1,946 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Arboussols (Catalan: Arboçols) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Arboussols is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Arboussols and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Éloi Aubert 1983 1989
Jean-Claude Delseny 2001 2014
Étienne Surjus 2014

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793137—    
1800146+6.6%
1806139−4.8%
1821153+10.1%
1831198+29.4%
1836225+13.6%
1841219−2.7%
1846227+3.7%
1851205−9.7%
1856198−3.4%
1861186−6.1%
1866179−3.8%
1872212+18.4%
1876229+8.0%
1881229+0.0%
1886191−16.6%
1891220+15.2%
1896207−5.9%
1901202−2.4%
1906202+0.0%
1911189−6.4%
1921147−22.2%
1926143−2.7%
1931133−7.0%
1936138+3.8%
1946113−18.1%
1954129+14.2%
1962125−3.1%
1968104−16.8%
197585−18.3%
198281−4.7%
199079−2.5%
199995+20.3%
2006101+6.3%
2009104+3.0%

Sites of interest[edit]

  • The church of Saint Saviour in Arboussols ;
  • The church of Saint Eulalia in Arboussols ;
  • The medieval hamlet of Marcevol ;
  • The priory of Marcevol ;
  • The church of Our Lady of the Stairs in Marcevol ;
  • The half-dolmen de la Llosa del Cortal dels Polls.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.