Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat

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Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
A view towards Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
A view towards Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
Location of Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat is located in France
Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat is located in Occitanie
Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
Coordinates: 43°07′55″N 1°44′57″E / 43.1319°N 1.7492°E / 43.1319; 1.7492Coordinates: 43°07′55″N 1°44′57″E / 43.1319°N 1.7492°E / 43.1319; 1.7492
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAriège
ArrondissementPamiers
CantonMirepoix
IntercommunalityVallée moyenne de l'Hers
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Geneviève Berdeil
Area
1
10.51 km2 (4.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
141
 • Density13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
09259 /09500
Elevation249–410 m (817–1,345 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat (Languedocien: Sant Felitz de Tornagat) is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

St-Félix-de-Tournegat is a small rural and very peaceful hilltop village. St Félix de Tournegat which includes the hamlets and farms of Barthès, Bel-Fort, Escapat, La Pujolle, Le Paradis, Les Seigneuries, Marvielle, Montagnac, Rigail, and Villerousse.

The village dates from the Iron Age and was occupied during Roman times. The Roman fortified church, dedicated to St Félix in the 13th Century has been beautifully restored, and is now a Classified Historic Monument.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants are called Saint-Félixans.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962124—    
1968131+5.6%
197588−32.8%
198297+10.2%
1990104+7.2%
1999117+12.5%
2008136+16.2%

Sights[edit]

Just outside the village is the Domaine de Montagnac, a converted farm and former Equestrian Centre. Situated in its own private park (with private swimming pool), and with 135 acres (0.55 km2) of land all around, nowadays it has been converted into luxury accommodations.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.