Fanjeaux

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Fanjeaux
Commune
Near the old market hall in Fanjeaux
Near the old market hall in Fanjeaux
Coat of arms of Fanjeaux
Coat of arms
Fanjeaux is located in France
Fanjeaux
Fanjeaux
Location within Occitanie region
Fanjeaux is located in Occitanie
Fanjeaux
Fanjeaux
Coordinates: 43°11′16″N 2°02′04″E / 43.1878°N 2.0344°E / 43.1878; 2.0344Coordinates: 43°11′16″N 2°02′04″E / 43.1878°N 2.0344°E / 43.1878; 2.0344
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton La Piège au Razès
Intercommunality Piège et Lauragais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denis Juin
Area1 25.49 km2 (9.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 776
 • Density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 11136 /11270
Elevation 155–395 m (509–1,296 ft)
(avg. 363 m or 1,191 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.

Fanjeaux (Occitan: Fanjaus) is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Fanjeaux is located west of Carcassonne. Between 1206 and 1215, Fanjeaux was the home of Saint Dominic, the founder of the Roman Catholic Church's Dominican Order, who preached to the Cathars in the area (see Catharism).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962748—    
1968776+3.7%
1975748−3.6%
1982778+4.0%
1990775−0.4%
1999770−0.6%
2008776+0.8%
Market hall

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