Lézignan-Corbières

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Lézignan-Corbières
The church in Lézignan-Corbières
The church in Lézignan-Corbières
Coat of arms of Lézignan-Corbières
Coat of arms
Location of Lézignan-Corbières
Lézignan-Corbières is located in France
Lézignan-Corbières
Lézignan-Corbières
Lézignan-Corbières is located in Occitanie
Lézignan-Corbières
Lézignan-Corbières
Coordinates: 43°12′05″N 2°45′30″E / 43.2014°N 02.7584°E / 43.2014; 02.7584Coordinates: 43°12′05″N 2°45′30″E / 43.2014°N 02.7584°E / 43.2014; 02.7584
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementNarbonne
CantonLe Lézignanais
IntercommunalityRégion Lézignanaise
Government
 • Mayor (2009–2014) Michel Maïque (PS)
Area
1
37.68 km2 (14.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
11,509
 • Density310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11203 /11200
Elevation19–187 m (62–614 ft)
(avg. 51 m or 167 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lézignan-Corbières (Occitan: Lesinhan de las Corbièras or Lesinhan de las Corbièiras) is a commune in the Aude department in the Occitanie region in southern France. Situated in the Corbières wine region not far from Narbonne, it has a Vine and Wine Museum (Musée de la Vigne et du Vin).

Geography[edit]

The river Orbieu flows northeast through the southeastern part of the commune and forms part of its eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,379—    
18001,505+9.1%
18061,668+10.8%
18211,669+0.1%
18311,792+7.4%
18362,269+26.6%
18412,168−4.5%
18462,442+12.6%
18512,537+3.9%
18562,754+8.6%
18613,016+9.5%
18663,934+30.4%
18723,969+0.9%
18764,670+17.7%
18816,286+34.6%
18866,569+4.5%
18914,792−27.1%
18964,857+1.4%
19014,951+1.9%
19066,339+28.0%
19116,787+7.1%
19217,039+3.7%
19267,152+1.6%
19317,227+1.0%
19367,248+0.3%
19466,986−3.6%
19546,682−4.4%
19626,939+3.8%
19687,558+8.9%
19757,355−2.7%
19827,514+2.2%
19907,881+4.9%
19998,266+4.9%
20089,968+20.6%

Sport[edit]

Football Club de Lézignan (also known as Lézignan Sangliers - the Wild Boars) are a semi-professional rugby league club based in Lézignan-Corbières. They became French Champions for the first time in 30 years at the end of the 2007-2008 national competition.

Lezignan 9s is a rugby league nines tournament.

A FlyZone Indoor Skydiving Windtunnel is due to open in November 2011 http://www.flyzone.fr/

Education[edit]

Schools include:[2]

Public preschools (école maternelle):

  • Ecole Maternelle Alphonse Daudet
  • Ecole Escouto Can Plaou
  • Ecole Maternelle Françoise Dolto

Public primary schools (école primaire):

  • Ecole Frédéric Mistral (from CP to CE1)
  • Ecole Marie-Curie (from CE2 to CM2)

Public junior high schools (collège):

There is one public senior high school/sixth form college, Lycée Ernest Ferroul.

Private schools:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Écoles-Collèges-Lycées-C.F.A.." Lézignan-Corbières. Retrieved on September 16, 2017.

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