Salses-le-Château

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Sales-le-Château
Commune
Entrance of the Fort de Salses
Entrance of the Fort de Salses
Sales-le-Château is located in France
Sales-le-Château
Sales-le-Château
Coordinates: 42°50′01″N 2°55′11″E / 42.8336°N 2.9197°E / 42.8336; 2.9197Coordinates: 42°50′01″N 2°55′11″E / 42.8336°N 2.9197°E / 42.8336; 2.9197
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton La Vallée de l'Agly
Intercommunality Rivesaltais–Agly–Manadeil
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Jacques Lopez
Area1 71.28 km2 (27.52 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,227
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66190 /66600
Elevation 0–354 m (0–1,161 ft)
(avg. 12 m or 39 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.

Salses-le-Château or just Salses is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France. It is located north of the city of Perpignan.

Geography[edit]

Salses-le-Château is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Salses-le-Château and its surrounding communes

Government and politics[edit]

Mayors[edit]

Mayor[1] Term start Term end
Joseph Pams 1790 1792
Jean Vaquer 1792 1792
Thomas Pams 1792 1796
Marc Joseph Barthe 1796 1797
Jean Claret 1797 1799
Jean-Baptiste Lajou 1799 1802
Joseph Pams 1802 1803
Raphaël Vaquer 1803 1808
Bonaventure Vidal 1808 1811
Jacques Vidal 1811 1812
Joseph Pams 1812 1814
Marc Barthe 1814[2] 1830
Jean Vidal-Estrade 1830 1843
Alexandre Barthe 1843 1848
Honoré Trilles 1848 1848
Joseph Castell 1848 1850
Joseph Bertrand 1850 1851
Jean Vidal-Estrade 1851 1851
Gaspard Daudiès 1851 1855
François Castell-Ayrolles 1855 1858
André Baron 1858 1861
Bonaventure Vidal-Angles 1861 1870
Joseph Castell 1870 1871
Bonaventure Vidal-Angles 1871 1876
Joseph Lanes-Claret 1876 1877
Laurent Calmon 1877 1878
Adolphe Cambriels 1878 1878
Jean Baron-Castany 1878 1896
Frédéric Parazols 1896 1900
Ernest Castell-Forner 1900 1905
Paul Crouzet 1905 1906
François Montagne 1906 1914
François Carrère 1914 1917
François Montagne 1917 1919
Fernand Brégoulat 1919 1941
Jean Tardiu 1941 1942
Alphonse Barrau 1942 1944
Jean Torrent 1944 1947
Arthur Conte 1947 1972
René Comes 1972 1989
Marie-Claude Grégoire 1989 1995
Sylvain Dagues 1995 2001
Marie-Claude Grégoire 2001 2008
Jean-Jacques Lopez 2008

Population[edit]

Population 1962–2008

Sites of interest[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maires GenWeb". francegenweb.org. Retrieved 2016-08-01. 
  2. ^ Re-appointed as mayor during the Hundred Days in 1815, (French) Fabricio Cardenas, Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales, Salses, le 31 mai 1815 , 10 february 2014