Rasiguères

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Rasiguères

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A general view of Rasiguères
A general view of Rasiguères
Coat of arms of Rasiguères
Coat of arms
Location of Rasiguères
Rasiguères is located in France
Rasiguères
Rasiguères
Rasiguères is located in Occitanie
Rasiguères
Rasiguères
Coordinates: 42°46′00″N 2°36′34″E / 42.7667°N 2.6094°E / 42.7667; 2.6094Coordinates: 42°46′00″N 2°36′34″E / 42.7667°N 2.6094°E / 42.7667; 2.6094
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLa Vallée de l'Agly
IntercommunalityAgly Fenouillèdes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Roger Chebille
Area
1
13.72 km2 (5.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
156
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66158 /66720
Elevation104–548 m (341–1,798 ft)
(avg. 182 m or 597 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Rasiguères is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Rasiguères is in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Rasiguères and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

Sites of interest[edit]

  • A fortified tower from the 15th c. with remaining parts of ramparts.
  • An old bridge from the 16th and 17th c. on the river Tournefort.
  • The ruins of the Trémoine family castle with walls from the 13th c. and a tower from the 16th and 17th c.
  • Ruins of the Castellas tower from the 12th and 13th c.
  • The Saint John the Baptist Church from the 18th and 19th c.[2]
  • Remains of an old church near the Tournefort bridge.
  • Various old stone sheds in the vineyards.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in French) Fabricio Cardenas, Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales, Quête insistante du curé de Rasiguères en 1887 , 11 June 2015

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