Cases-de-Pène

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Cases-de-Pène
Commune
A general view of Cases-de-Pène
A general view of Cases-de-Pène
Coat of arms of Cases-de-Pène
Coat of arms
Cases-de-Pène is located in France
Cases-de-Pène
Cases-de-Pène
Coordinates: 42°46′49″N 2°47′16″E / 42.7803°N 2.7878°E / 42.7803; 2.7878Coordinates: 42°46′49″N 2°47′16″E / 42.7803°N 2.7878°E / 42.7803; 2.7878
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton La Vallée de l'Agly
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Théophile Martinez
Area1 13.38 km2 (5.17 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 858
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66041 /66600
Elevation 36–362 m (118–1,188 ft)
(avg. 46 m or 151 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.

Cases-de-Pène (Catalan: Les Cases de Pena) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Cases-de-Pène is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Cases-de-Pène and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Politics and administration[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Michèle Jodar ? 2001
Jeannine Rolland 2001 2008
Théophile Martinez 2008

Population and society[edit]

Demography[edit]

Population 1962-2008

Education[edit]

The town of Cases-de-Pène has a kindergarten and elementary school, with about 112 children.[1]

Following a conflict between the mayor and the teacher in 1908, as she refused to resign, the mayor had a brickwall built in front of the school's entrance to force her to leave.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministère de l'Éducation nationale, École primaire publique de Cases-de-Pène
  2. ^ Cárdenas, Fabricio (2014). 66 petites histoires du Pays Catalan [66 Little Stories of Catalan Country] (in French). Perpignan: Ultima Necat. ISBN 978-2-36771-006-8. OCLC 893847466.