Cabestany

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Cabestany
Commune
The town hall in Cabestany
The town hall in Cabestany
Coat of arms of Cabestany
Coat of arms
Cabestany is located in France
Cabestany
Cabestany
Coordinates: 42°40′52″N 2°56′36″E / 42.6811°N 2.9433°E / 42.6811; 2.9433Coordinates: 42°40′52″N 2°56′36″E / 42.6811°N 2.9433°E / 42.6811; 2.9433
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Perpignan-3
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean Vila
Area1 10.42 km2 (4.02 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 9,399
 • Density 900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66028 /66330
Elevation 0–53 m (0–174 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 ft)
Website ville-cabestany.fr

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.

Cabestany is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Cabestany is located in the canton of Perpignan-3 and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Cabestany and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Mare Beille[1] ? June 1815
Jean Berga[1] June 1815 ?
Jean Vila 1977

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

Notable people[edit]

The Master of Cabestany was from this area, and there is a museum dedicated to his work in the town.

See also[edit]

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