Laroque-des-Albères

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Laroque-des-Albères
Commune
A general view of Laroque-des-Albères
A general view of Laroque-des-Albères
Coat of arms of Laroque-des-Albères
Coat of arms
Laroque-des-Albères is located in France
Laroque-des-Albères
Laroque-des-Albères
Location within Occitanie region
Laroque-des-Albères is located in Occitanie
Laroque-des-Albères
Laroque-des-Albères
Coordinates: 42°31′26″N 2°55′58″E / 42.5239°N 2.9328°E / 42.5239; 2.9328Coordinates: 42°31′26″N 2°55′58″E / 42.5239°N 2.9328°E / 42.5239; 2.9328
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Céret
Canton Vallespir-Albères
Intercommunality Albères
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Christian Nauté
Area1 20.51 km2 (7.92 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,976
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66093 /66740
Elevation 42–1,245 m (138–4,085 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.

Laroque-des-Albères (Catalan: La Roca d'Albera) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

It is part of the Occitanie region. The town is in the foothills of the Pyrénées mountains.

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Laroque-des-Albères is located in the canton of Vallespir-Albères and in the arrondissement of Céret.

Map of Laroque-des-Albères and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Signature of the former mayor Joseph Pujas on 8 June 1815
Signature of the new mayor François Vilar on 8 June 1815
Mayor[1] Term start Term end
François Olibo 1792 1796
Jean Poch 1796 1800
Joseph Gaspa 1800 1802
Joseph Pujas 1802 8 June 1815[2]
François Vilar[2] 8 June 1815 ?
Joseph Pujas ? 1816
Joseph Malzach 1816 1827
Hyacinthe Carboneill 1827 1830
François Barate 1830 1831
Jacques Montoriol 1831 1831
Martin Fourcade 1831 1834
Blaise Roger 1834 1837
Jean Montoriol 1837 1840
Hyacinthe Carboneill 1840 1841
Jean Oursoul 1841 1846
Paul Vilar 1846 1848
Jean Chaubet 1848 1848
Pierre Vilar 1848 1850
Joseph Chaubet 1850 1854
Paul Vilar 1854 1854
Joseph Montoriol 1854 1855
Louis Malzach 1855 1857
Raymond Vassal 1857 1860
Jacques Cisque 1860 1862
Pierre Vilar 1862 1869
Louis Malzach 1869 1970
Théophile Vilar 1870 1871
Martin Durand 1871 1874
Joseph Malzach 1874 1876
Théophile Vilar 1876 1876
Joseph Molins 1876 1879
Joseph Cantuern 1879 1881
Jean Caurignac 1881 1882
Hyacinthe Oursol 1882 1882
Baptiste Pagès 1882 1888
Théophile Vilar 1888 1893
Pierre Vilar 1893 1904
Michel Bosch 1904 1910
Joseph Cantuern 1910 1913
Louis Solé 1913 1928
Joseph Carboneill 1928 1941
Étienne Courp 1941 1944
Louis Solé 1944 1959
François Domenjo 1959 1965
Fernand Soler 1965 1983
Sébastien Martinez 1983 1989
Pierre Romengas 1989 March 1995
Maryse Armada March 1995 March 2008
Jean-Pierre Bagate March 2008 September 2008 (resigned)
Christian Nauté October 2008

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

Sites of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List from MairesGenWeb, except for François Vilar
  2. ^ a b Cardenas, Fabricio (21 February 2014). "Laroque-des-Albères, 8 juin 1815". Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales. Retrieved 20 February 2016.