Montazels

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Montazels
The chateau in Montazels
The chateau in Montazels
Coat of arms of Montazels
Coat of arms
Location of Montazels
Montazels is located in France
Montazels
Montazels
Montazels is located in Occitanie
Montazels
Montazels
Coordinates: 42°56′46″N 2°14′48″E / 42.9461°N 2.2467°E / 42.9461; 2.2467Coordinates: 42°56′46″N 2°14′48″E / 42.9461°N 2.2467°E / 42.9461; 2.2467
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementLimoux
CantonLa Haute-Vallée de l'Aude
IntercommunalityPays de Couiza
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Fromilhague
Area
1
4.39 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
579
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11240 /11190
Elevation211–527 m (692–1,729 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Montazels is a commune in the Aude department in the Occitanie region of France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962382—    
1968399+4.5%
1975459+15.0%
1982462+0.7%
1990506+9.5%
1999469−7.3%
2008492+4.9%

Personalities[edit]

Bérenger Saunière, controversial Roman Catholic priest of Rennes-le-Château, was born in Montazels on 11 April 1852.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.