Serres, Aude

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Serres
The chateau in Serres
The chateau in Serres
Coat of arms of Serres
Coat of arms
Location of Serres
Serres is located in France
Serres
Serres
Serres is located in Occitanie
Serres
Serres
Coordinates: 42°56′51″N 2°19′32″E / 42.9475°N 2.3256°E / 42.9475; 2.3256Coordinates: 42°56′51″N 2°19′32″E / 42.9475°N 2.3256°E / 42.9475; 2.3256
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementLimoux
CantonLa Haute-Vallée de l'Aude
IntercommunalityPays de Couiza
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Octave Treton
Area
1
4.06 km2 (1.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
68
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11377 /11190
Elevation259–797 m (850–2,615 ft)
(avg. 271 m or 889 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Serres is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated on the Route Departmental D613 between Arques and Couiza. Mount Pech Cardou at an altitude of 795 m overlooks Serres village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196252—    
196862+19.2%
197572+16.1%
198241−43.1%
199055+34.1%
199958+5.5%
200850−13.8%

Sights[edit]

The village has a 16th-century chateau, church dedicated to St Pierre and Tinel wine museum with a 15th-century vaulted wine cellar.

A 17th-century restored bridge over the river Rialsesse has a Méridienne verte ("Green Meridian") marker. Another marker is situated outside the church at the old olive tree.

Economy[edit]

The area produces Chardonnay grapes used in Blanquette wine.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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