Saint-Cyprien, Pyrénées-Orientales

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Sant Cebrià de Rosselló
The harbour in Saint-Cyprien
The harbour in Saint-Cyprien
Coat of arms of Saint-Cyprien
Coat of arms
Saint-Cyprien is located in France
Coordinates: 42°37′08″N 3°00′25″E / 42.6189°N 3.0069°E / 42.6189; 3.0069Coordinates: 42°37′08″N 3°00′25″E / 42.6189°N 3.0069°E / 42.6189; 3.0069
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton La Côte Radieuse
Intercommunality Sud Roussillon
 • Mayor (2014 - 2020) Thierry Del Poso (NC)
Area1 15.80 km2 (6.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 10,274
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66171 /66750
Elevation 0–29 m (0–95 ft)
(avg. 4 m or 13 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.

Saint-Cyprien (Catalan: Sant Cebrià de Rosselló) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.


Map of Saint-Cyprien and its surrounding communes

Government and politics[edit]

Place de la République


Mayor Term start Term end
Pierre Escaro March 1945 October 1956
Jean Olibo October 1956 March 1989
Jacques Bouille March 1989 May 24, 2009
Pierre Fontvieille June 2, 2009 June 12, 2009
Thierry Del Poso September 2009

Population and society[edit]


Population 1962-2008


The main spectator sport in the town is Rugby League, whilst surfing, snorkling and boat racing are also popular.

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