A view towards Saint-Félix-de-Tournegat
|Intercommunality||Vallée moyenne de l'Hers|
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Geneviève Berdeil|
|Area1||10.51 km2 (4.06 sq mi)|
|• Density||13/km2 (34/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||09259 /09500|
|Elevation||249–410 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.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
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.
Inhabitants are called Saint-Félixans.
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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