Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet

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Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
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
Location of Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is located in France
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is located in Occitanie
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet
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
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLa Vallée de l'Agly
IntercommunalityAgly Fenouillèdes
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Foulquier
Area
1
43.90 km2 (16.95 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,812
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66187 /66220
Elevation170–966 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.

Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet (Occitan: Sant Pau de Fenolhet) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

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]

Mayors[edit]

International relations[edit]

Saint-Paul-de-Fenouillet is twinned with the town of Ennis in the Republic of Ireland.[2]

Population[edit]

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.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ Section 15 Freedom of Information Manual for Ennis Town Council (pdf format) Archived 2007-11-18 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Fabricio Cardenas, Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales, La plus belle merveille du Roussillon en 1821, 27 April 2015