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Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, seen from the trail of Saint-Martin
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet, seen from the trail of Saint-Martin
Coat of arms of Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
Coat of arms
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is located in France
Coordinates: 42°48′36″N 2°30′18″E / 42.81°N 2.505°E / 42.81; 2.505Coordinates: 42°48′36″N 2°30′18″E / 42.81°N 2.505°E / 42.81; 2.505
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton La Vallée de l'Agly
Intercommunality Agly Fenouillèdes
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Foulquier
Area1 43.90 km2 (16.95 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,935
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66187 /66220
Elevation 170–966 m (558–3,169 ft)
(avg. 267 m or 876 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-Paul-de-Fenouillet (Occitan: Sant Pau de Fenolhet) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.


Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet and its surrounding communes

Government and politics[edit]


International relations[edit]

Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is twinned with the town of Ennis in the Republic of Ireland.[1]


Population 1962-2008

Sites of interest[edit]

Coat of arms[edit]

It is said that the Coat of Arms has a relationship with Jean Lannes, 1st Duc de Montebello, 1st Prince de Siewierz (10 April 1769 – 31 May 1809) and Marshal of the Empire whose coat of arms has the sword pointing up, in recognition for his relationship with Marie Antoinette and Marius Fenouillet during the First Empire.

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