Ignaux

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Ignaux
Ignaux is located in France
Ignaux
Ignaux
Coordinates: 42°43′56″N 1°50′27″E / 42.7322°N 1.8408°E / 42.7322; 1.8408Coordinates: 42°43′56″N 1°50′27″E / 42.7322°N 1.8408°E / 42.7322; 1.8408
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Ax-les-Thermes
Intercommunality Vallées d'Ax
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Barre
Area
 • Land1 5.49 km2 (2.12 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 82
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09140 / 09110
Elevation 840–1,722 m (2,756–5,650 ft)
(avg. 950 m or 3,120 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.

Ignaux is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Location[edit]

Ignaux is 33 km from Foix, the department capital. It is 36 km from Andorra and the French border with Spain.

The closest airport to Ignaux is Carcassonne Airport (66 km); also nearby are Perpignan Airport (84 km), Toulouse Airport (106 km), or Beziers Airport (140 km).

Attractions[edit]

Tourist attractions near Ignaux include Ax-les-Thermes (1 km) and Montsegur (16 km). The Fontaine Intermittente de Fontestorbes is a listed 'site of natural beauty' (21 km) and Lac des Bouillouses is a listed 'site of natural beauty' (22 km).[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 17 —    
1968 32 +88.2%
1975 21 −34.4%
1982 20 −4.8%
1990 31 +55.0%
1999 59 +90.3%
2008 82 +39.0%

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