Les Angles, Pyrénées-Orientales

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Les Angles
Els Angles
Commune
Les Angles in winter
Les Angles in winter
Les Angles is located in France
Les Angles
Les Angles
Location within Occitanie region
Les Angles is located in Occitanie
Les Angles
Les Angles
Coordinates: 42°34′42″N 2°04′30″E / 42.5783°N 2.075°E / 42.5783; 2.075Coordinates: 42°34′42″N 2°04′30″E / 42.5783°N 2.075°E / 42.5783; 2.075
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Les Pyrénées catalanes
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Capcir Haut-Conflent
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Michel Poudade
Area1 43.20 km2 (16.68 sq mi)
Population (2014)2 529
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66004 /66210
Elevation 1,531–2,808 m (5,023–9,213 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.

Les Angles (French: [lez‿ɑ̃ɡl]; Catalan: Els Angles [əlz ˈaŋɡləs]) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Legend has it that at the beginning of the XIV century, the Black Death wiped out the entire population of the former village of Vallsera. Only two sisters survived, they are believed to have donated all of the land to the commune of Les Angles.[1]

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Les Angles is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Les Angles and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor Term start Term end
Christian Blanc 2001 2014
Michel Poudade 2014

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962255—    
1968277+8.6%
1975351+26.7%
1982475+35.3%
1990528+11.2%
1999590+11.7%
2007565−4.2%
2009564−0.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Plague on You". www.anglophone-direct.com. 5 February 2018. 

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