Palaja

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Palaja
Coat of arms of Palaja
Coat of arms
Location of Palaja
Palaja is located in France
Palaja
Palaja
Palaja is located in Occitanie
Palaja
Palaja
Coordinates: 43°10′25″N 2°23′09″E / 43.1736°N 2.3858°E / 43.1736; 2.3858Coordinates: 43°10′25″N 2°23′09″E / 43.1736°N 2.3858°E / 43.1736; 2.3858
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementCarcassonne
CantonCarcassonne-2
IntercommunalityCarcassonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Casellas
Area
1
14.69 km2 (5.67 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,412
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11272 /11570
Elevation140–440 m (460–1,440 ft)
(avg. 123 m or 404 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Palaja is a small French town, located in the department of Aude in Occitanie region. It is part of the urban area of Carcassonne.

At the last census in 2015, Palaja had 2,277 inhabitants - called the Palajanese. Because of its proximity to the medieval city of Carcassonne and its privileged environment, the municipality of Palaja is renowned for its living environment, hiking trails and the many possible activities within a radius of five kilometres (golf, beach, acrobatic park, water sports centre, Australian park...). It represents the wealthy suburbs of Carcassonne[2][3].

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962250—    
1968269+7.6%
1975585+117.5%
19821,017+73.8%
19901,503+47.8%
19991,851+23.2%
20082,150+16.2%

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Carte: Habitants - Revenu moyen / Commune : Palaja - 11570 : avis, cartes et statistiques". www.kelquartier.com. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  3. ^ "Dans l'Aude, les riches préfèrent la périphérie de Carcassonne et les retraités, le littoral". lindependant.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-08-28.