Aytua

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The chapel in Aytua

Aytua is a former commune in Pyrénées-Orientales (France).

Geography[edit]

Aytua is located east of the commune of Escaro and northwest of Thorrent, another former commune.

History[edit]

Originally independent, since 20 March 1822, it is linked with Escaro.[1]

Politics and administration[edit]

Seal of Aytua (1815)

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Joseph Parent Raulet[2] ? June 1815
Sébastien Parent[2] June 1815 ?

Sites of interest[edit]

  • Saint-Christine chapel, from the 16th century.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Pierre Pélissier, Paroisses et communes de France : dictionnaire d'histoire administrative et démographique, vol. 66 : Pyrénées-Orientales, Paris, CNRS, 1986
  2. ^ a b (in French) Fabricio Cardenas, Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales, Aytua, le 16 juin 1815, 17 january 2014

Coordinates: 42°32′22″N 2°19′57″E / 42.53944°N 2.33250°E / 42.53944; 2.33250