Caixas

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Caixas
The Chapel of Sainte-Marie de Fontcouverte, in the commune of Caixas
The Chapel of Sainte-Marie de Fontcouverte, in the commune of Caixas
Caixas is located in France
Caixas
Caixas
Coordinates: 42°35′02″N 2°41′02″E / 42.5839°N 2.6839°E / 42.5839; 2.6839Coordinates: 42°35′02″N 2°41′02″E / 42.5839°N 2.6839°E / 42.5839; 2.6839
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Thuir
Intercommunality Aspres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Alain Doutres
Area1 28.11 km2 (10.85 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 133
 • Density 4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66029 /66300
Elevation 199–774 m (653–2,539 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

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Localisation[edit]

Caixas is located in the canton of Thuir and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Caixas and its surrounding communes

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Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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