Bompas, Pyrénées-Orientales

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Bompas

Bompàs
Haut-Vernet avenue in downtown Bompas
Haut-Vernet avenue in downtown Bompas
Coat of arms of Bompas
Coat of arms
Location of Bompas
Bompas is located in France
Bompas
Bompas
Bompas is located in Occitanie
Bompas
Bompas
Coordinates: 42°43′56″N 2°56′02″E / 42.7322°N 2.9339°E / 42.7322; 2.9339Coordinates: 42°43′56″N 2°56′02″E / 42.7322°N 2.9339°E / 42.7322; 2.9339
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPerpignan
CantonPerpignan-2
IntercommunalityPerpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Paul Batlle
Area
1
5.70 km2 (2.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
7,254
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66021 /66430
Elevation9–20 m (30–66 ft)
(avg. 16 m or 52 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Bompas is located in the canton of Perpignan-2 and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Bompas and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

The town hall
Signature of mayor Honoré Polit in 1815
Mayor[2] Term start Term end
Honoré Polit[3] ? May 1815
Jacques Reyner[3] May 1815 ?
Louis Cazalens 1900 1906
Thomas Batlle-Foxonet 1906 1908
Joseph Batlle 1908 1912
Lucien Reynès 1912 1935
Jean Polit 1935 1944
Edmond Torreilles 1944 1945
David Vidal 1945 1971
Gabriel Sola 1971 1989
Yves Mir 1989 1995
Jean-Paul Batlle 1995 26.01.2020 (death)[4]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,474—    
19681,693+14.9%
19751,951+15.2%
19824,670+139.4%
19906,323+35.4%
19996,944+9.8%
20067,125+2.6%
20097,223+1.4%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ MairesGenWeb for mayors after 1900
  3. ^ a b Cardenas, Fabricio (19 April 2014). "Un nouveau maire à Bompas, 26 mai 1815". Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales. Retrieved 23 February 2016.
  4. ^ (in French) P.-O. : Jean-Paul Batlle, maire de Bompas, est décédé, L'Indépendant, 27.01.2020