Sainte-Marie, Pyrénées-Orientales

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Sainte-Marie
Santa Maria la Mar
The harbour of Sainte-Marie
The harbour of Sainte-Marie
Sainte-Marie is located in France
Sainte-Marie
Sainte-Marie
Coordinates: 42°43′41″N 3°01′04″E / 42.7281°N 3.0178°E / 42.7281; 3.0178Coordinates: 42°43′41″N 3°01′04″E / 42.7281°N 3.0178°E / 42.7281; 3.0178
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Canet-en-Roussillon
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Roig
Area1 10.29 km2 (3.97 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 4,725
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66182 /66470
Elevation 0–10 m (0–33 ft)
(avg. 8 m or 26 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.

Sainte-Marie or Sainte-Marie-la-Mer (Catalan: Santa Maria la Mar) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Sainte-Marie is located east of Perpignan, in the canton of Canet-en-Roussillon and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Sainte-Marie and its surrounding communes

History[edit]

Administration[edit]

The Town Hall

List of mayors[edit]

  • Pierre Roig (UMP): since 2001, elected again in 2008.[1]

Demographics[edit]

1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2009 2010
795 876 975 931 1285 2171 3452 3842 4641 4636
Population 1962-2008

Economy[edit]

Culture[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Préfecture des Pyrénées-Orientales, List of mayors elected in 2008