Labastide-Esparbairenque

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Labastide-Esparbairenque
Commune
Coat of arms of Labastide-Esparbairenque
Coat of arms
Labastide-Esparbairenque is located in France
Labastide-Esparbairenque
Labastide-Esparbairenque
Coordinates: 43°22′54″N 2°23′45″E / 43.3817°N 2.3958°E / 43.3817; 2.3958Coordinates: 43°22′54″N 2°23′45″E / 43.3817°N 2.3958°E / 43.3817; 2.3958
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton La Vallée de l'Orbiel
Intercommunality Haut Cabardès
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Régis Huc
Area1 16.77 km2 (6.47 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 83
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 11180 /11380
Elevation 300–984 m (984–3,228 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

Labastide-Esparbairenque is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

The artist colony in the village, La Muse, was set up 16 years ago, by the writers John Fanning and Kerry Eielson.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 88 —    
1968 113 +28.4%
1975 90 −20.4%
1982 86 −4.4%
1990 94 +9.3%
1999 103 +9.6%
2008 83 −19.4%

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