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-Midi-Pyrénées
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)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
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]

Signature of mayor Vaquer in 1815
Mayor Term start Term end
Vaquer[1] ? June 1815
Honoré Tarrieux[1] June 1815 ?
Désiré Bobo 1896 1904
Henri Thomas 1904 1919
Jules Bonzoms 1919 1925
Jacques Frigola 1925 1944
Robert Cantier 1944 1947
Georges Bobo 1947 1959
Servais Bobo 1959 1971
Robert Frigola 1971 1995
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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