Casteil

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Casteil
Castell de Vernet
Commune
Casteil seen from the access road to the Abbey of Saint-Martin du Canigou
Casteil seen from the access road to the Abbey of Saint-Martin du Canigou
Coat of arms of Casteil
Coat of arms
Casteil is located in France
Casteil
Casteil
Coordinates: 42°31′55″N 2°23′39″E / 42.5319°N 2.3942°E / 42.5319; 2.3942Coordinates: 42°31′55″N 2°23′39″E / 42.5319°N 2.3942°E / 42.5319; 2.3942
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Le Canigou
Intercommunality Conflent
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Juliette Cases
Area1 29.83 km2 (11.52 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 134
 • Density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66043 /66820
Elevation 697–2,721 m (2,287–8,927 ft)
(avg. 750 m or 2,460 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.

Casteil (Catalan: Castell de Vernet) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France, part of the historical Conflent comarca. The abbey Martin-du-Canigou is located above Casteil.

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Casteil is located in the canton of Le Canigou and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Casteil and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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