Baillestavy

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Baillestavy
Baillestavy
Baillestavy
Coat of arms of Baillestavy
Coat of arms
Baillestavy is located in France
Baillestavy
Baillestavy
Coordinates: 42°33′56″N 2°31′33″E / 42.5656°N 2.5258°E / 42.5656; 2.5258Coordinates: 42°33′56″N 2°31′33″E / 42.5656°N 2.5258°E / 42.5656; 2.5258
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Le Canigou
Intercommunality Vinça Canigou
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jacques Taurinya
Area1 17.89 km2 (6.91 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 103
 • Density 5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66013 /66320
Elevation 468–1,720 m (1,535–5,643 ft)
(avg. 585 m or 1,919 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Baillestavy is located in the canton of Le Canigou and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Baillestavy and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Hydrography[edit]

Baillestavy is crossed by the Lentillà river, a tributary of the Tech.

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Joseph Carboneill 1815[1] ?
Jean Guerre 193? 1959
Remy Maler 1959 1971
Alain Taurinya 1971 1989
Claude Maynéris 1989 2001
Jacques Taurinya 2001

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 75 —    
1968 54 −28.0%
1975 55 +1.9%
1982 50 −9.1%
1990 53 +6.0%
1999 58 +9.4%
2007 90 +55.2%
2009 94 +4.4%

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