Baillestavy

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Baillestavy
Commune
Baillestavy
Baillestavy
Coat of arms of Baillestavy
Coat of arms
Baillestavy is located in France
Baillestavy
Baillestavy
Location within Occitanie region
Baillestavy is located in Occitanie
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 (2014)2 110
 • Density 6.1/km2 (16/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
YearPop.±%
196275—    
196854−28.0%
197555+1.9%
198250−9.1%
199053+6.0%
199958+9.4%
200790+55.2%
200994+4.4%

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