Baixas

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Baixas
An alley in Baixas
An alley in Baixas
Coat of arms of Baixas
Coat of arms
Location of Baixas
Baixas is located in France
Baixas
Baixas
Baixas is located in Occitanie
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
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPerpignan
CantonLe Ribéral
IntercommunalityPerpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Gilles Foxonet
Area
1
18.91 km2 (7.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,598
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66014 /66390
Elevation51–312 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

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

Map of Baixas and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Signature of mayor Vaquer in 1815
Mayor Term start Term end
Vaquer[2] ? June 1815
Honoré Tarrieux[2] 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
YearPop.±%
19621,995—    
19682,057+3.1%
19751,969−4.3%
19822,104+6.9%
19902,027−3.7%
19992,217+9.4%
20072,433+9.7%
20092,492+2.4%

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b ‹See Tfd›(in French) Fabricio Cardenas, Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales, Baixas, le 20 juin 1815, 22 january 2014

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