Baho

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Baho
The town hall in Baho
The town hall in Baho
Coat of arms of Baho
Coat of arms
Location of Baho
Baho is located in France
Baho
Baho
Baho is located in Occitanie
Baho
Baho
Coordinates: 42°42′04″N 2°49′23″E / 42.7011°N 2.8231°E / 42.7011; 2.8231Coordinates: 42°42′04″N 2°49′23″E / 42.7011°N 2.8231°E / 42.7011; 2.8231
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPerpignan
CantonLe Ribéral
IntercommunalityPerpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrick Got
Area
1
7.90 km2 (3.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
3,267
 • Density410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66012 /66540
Elevation34–90 m (112–295 ft)
(avg. 39 m or 128 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Baho is located in the canton of Le Ribéral and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Baho and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Signatures of the former and new mayors of Baho in 1815

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Antoine Morat[2] ? June 1815
François Sauret Jr.[2] June 1815 ?
Guy Casadevall 1983 2008
Patrick Got 2008

Population[edit]

The inhabitants are called Bahotencs.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962787—    
19681,068+35.7%
19751,449+35.7%
19821,672+15.4%
19902,027+21.2%
19992,490+22.8%
20062,874+15.4%
20093,054+6.3%

Sites of interest[edit]

Baho is the site of an ancient fort. In the 10th century, Baho was a possession of the abbey of Saint-Michel-de-Cuxa (Pyrénées-Orientales)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b (in French) Fabricio Cardenas, Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales, Baho, le 23 juin 1815, 18 january 2014

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