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
Montesquieu-des-Albères is located in France
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
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Céret
Canton Argelès-sur-Mer
Intercommunality Albères
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Huguette Schuler-Pons
Area1 17.06 km2 (6.59 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 824
 • Density 48/km2 (130/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66115 / 66740
Elevation 43–1,001 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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 Argelès-sur-Mer and in the arrondissement of Céret.

Map of Montesquieu-des-Albères and its surrounding communes

Sites of interest[edit]

Romanesque church Saint-Saturnin de Montesquieu-des-Albères, 12th ctry.
  • Church of Saint-Saturnin
  • Church of Saint-Christopher

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