Montesquieu-des-Albères

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Montesquieu-des-Albères

Montesquiu d'Albera
A general view of the village and castle of Montesquieu-des-Albères
A general view of the village and castle of Montesquieu-des-Albères
Coat of arms of Montesquieu-des-Albères
Coat of arms
Location of Montesquieu-des-Albères
Montesquieu-des-Albères is located in France
Montesquieu-des-Albères
Montesquieu-des-Albères
Montesquieu-des-Albères is located in Occitanie
Montesquieu-des-Albères
Montesquieu-des-Albères
Coordinates: 42°31′05″N 2°52′56″E / 42.5181°N 2.8822°E / 42.5181; 2.8822Coordinates: 42°31′05″N 2°52′56″E / 42.5181°N 2.8822°E / 42.5181; 2.8822
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementCéret
CantonVallespir-Albères
IntercommunalityAlbères
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Huguette Schuler-Pons
Area
1
17.06 km2 (6.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,241
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66115 /66740
Elevation43–1,001 m (141–3,284 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

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

Map of Montesquieu-des-Albères and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

Sites of interest[edit]

Romanesque church Saint-Saturnin de Montesquieu-des-Albères, 12th ctry.
The medieval castle
  • Church of Saint-Saturnin
  • Church of Saint-Christopher
  • Castle, 11th ctry.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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