Serres, Aude

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Serres
Commune
Château de Serres (Aude).jpg
Coat of arms of Serres
Coat of arms
Serres is located in France
Serres
Serres
Location within Occitanie region
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
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Limoux
Canton La Haute-Vallée de l'Aude
Intercommunality Pays de Couiza
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Octave Treton
Area1 4.06 km2 (1.57 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 50
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 11377 /11190
Elevation 259–797 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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.

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