Fourques, Pyrénées-Orientales

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Fourques
Forques
Commune
The church in Fourques
The church in Fourques
Coat of arms of Fourques
Coat of arms
Fourques is located in France
Fourques
Fourques
Location within Occitanie region
Fourques is located in Occitanie
Fourques
Fourques
Coordinates: 42°34′57″N 2°46′50″E / 42.5825°N 2.7806°E / 42.5825; 2.7806Coordinates: 42°34′57″N 2°46′50″E / 42.5825°N 2.7806°E / 42.5825; 2.7806
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Céret
Canton Les Aspres
Intercommunality Aspres
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Maurice Peytavi
Area1 9.39 km2 (3.63 sq mi)
Population (2004)2 913
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66084 /66300
Elevation 99–184 m (325–604 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Fourques is located in the canton of Les Aspres and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Fourques and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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