Palau-de-Cerdagne

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Palau-de-Cerdagne
Palau de Cerdanya
Commune
The town hall in Palau-de-Cerdagne
The town hall in Palau-de-Cerdagne
Palau-de-Cerdagne is located in France
Palau-de-Cerdagne
Palau-de-Cerdagne
Location within Occitanie region
Palau-de-Cerdagne is located in Occitanie
Palau-de-Cerdagne
Palau-de-Cerdagne
Coordinates: 42°25′00″N 1°58′02″E / 42.4167°N 1.9672°E / 42.4167; 1.9672Coordinates: 42°25′00″N 1°58′02″E / 42.4167°N 1.9672°E / 42.4167; 1.9672
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Les Pyrénées catalanes
Intercommunality Pyrénées Cerdagne
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Isidore Peipoch
Area1 11.50 km2 (4.44 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 568
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 66132 /66340
Elevation 1,151–2,203 m (3,776–7,228 ft)
(avg. 1,270 m or 4,170 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.

Palau-de-Cerdagne (Catalan: Palau de Cerdanya) is a commune in the eastern Pyrenees (Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France).

The people of the town celebrate the Xicolatada, every year, on the 16th of August.

Geography[edit]

Palau-de-Cerdagne is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Palau-de-Cerdagne and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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