Fontcouverte, Aude

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Fontcouverte
Commune
Fontcouverte Vue Globale.jpg
Coat of arms of Fontcouverte
Coat of arms
Fontcouverte is located in France
Fontcouverte
Fontcouverte
Location within Occitanie region
Fontcouverte is located in Occitanie
Fontcouverte
Fontcouverte
Coordinates: 43°10′08″N 2°41′22″E / 43.1689°N 2.6894°E / 43.1689; 2.6894Coordinates: 43°10′08″N 2°41′22″E / 43.1689°N 2.6894°E / 43.1689; 2.6894
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Les Corbières
Intercommunality Région Lézignanaise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Calhavel
Area1 9.97 km2 (3.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 563
 • Density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 11148 /11700
Elevation 62–189 m (203–620 ft)
(avg. 65 m or 213 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.

Fontcouverte is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962388—    
1968397+2.3%
1975336−15.4%
1982328−2.4%
1990333+1.5%
1999424+27.3%
2008563+32.8%

Sights[edit]

  • Monument Saint Régis
  • Fountain on the Place de la Révolution, built in the late 19th century
  • A column 4.40 m high with a statue of a woman symbolizing agriculture
  • Montagne d'Alaric

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