Baixas

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Baixas
An alley in Baixas
An alley in Baixas
Coat of arms of Baixas
Coat of arms
Baixas is located in France
Baixas
Baixas
Coordinates: 42°45′03″N 2°48′36″E / 42.7508°N 2.81°E / 42.7508; 2.81Coordinates: 42°45′03″N 2°48′36″E / 42.7508°N 2.81°E / 42.7508; 2.81
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Saint-Estève
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilles Foxonet
Area1 18.91 km2 (7.30 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 2,587
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66014 / 66390
Elevation 51–312 m (167–1,024 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Baixas is located in the canton of Saint-Estève and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Baixas and its surrounding communes

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Roger Torreilles 1995 2001
Gilles Foxonet 2001

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,995 —    
1968 2,057 +3.1%
1975 1,969 −4.3%
1982 2,104 +6.9%
1990 2,027 −3.7%
1999 2,217 +9.4%
2007 2,433 +9.7%
2009 2,492 +2.4%

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