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A general view of Mantet
A general view of Mantet
Coat of arms of Mantet
Coat of arms
Mantet is located in France
Coordinates: 42°28′41″N 2°18′28″E / 42.4781°N 2.3078°E / 42.4781; 2.3078Coordinates: 42°28′41″N 2°18′28″E / 42.4781°N 2.3078°E / 42.4781; 2.3078
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Olette
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Odile Guinel
Area1 32.15 km2 (12.41 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 17
 • Density 0.53/km2 (1.4/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66102 / 66360
Elevation 1,381–2,688 m (4,531–8,819 ft)
(avg. 1,558 m or 5,112 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.

Mantet (Catalan: Mentet) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.


Mantet is located in the canton of Olette and in the arrondissement of Prades.

The village of Mantet lies at an altitude of 1550 metres about 200 metres below the Col de Mantet. The GR 10 Pyrenean footpath passes through the village so it is one of the few points in the Pyrenees Orientales where hikers can buy provisions and spend the night in comfort.

Map of Mantet and its surrounding communes

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