Escaro

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Escaro
Commune
A general view of Escaro
A general view of Escaro
Escaro is located in France
Escaro
Escaro
Coordinates: 42°32′19″N 2°18′57″E / 42.5386°N 2.3158°E / 42.5386; 2.3158Coordinates: 42°32′19″N 2°18′57″E / 42.5386°N 2.3158°E / 42.5386; 2.3158
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Les Pyrénées catalanes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Martinez
Area1 15.21 km2 (5.87 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 84
 • Density 5.5/km2 (14/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66068 /66360
Elevation 588–2,082 m (1,929–6,831 ft)
(avg. 900 m or 3,000 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Escaro is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Escaro and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

History[edit]

On 20 March 1822, the commune of Aytua is linked to Escaro.[1]

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jean-Pierre Pélissier, Paroisses et communes de France : dictionnaire d'histoire administrative et démographique, vol. 66 : Pyrénées-Orientales, Paris, CNRS, 1986