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Facade of L.A.C Lieu d'Art Contemporain, housed in a former winery
Facade of L.A.C Lieu d'Art Contemporain, housed in a former winery
Coat of arms of Sigean
Coat of arms
Sigean is located in France
Coordinates: 43°01′45″N 2°58′42″E / 43.0292°N 2.9783°E / 43.0292; 2.9783Coordinates: 43°01′45″N 2°58′42″E / 43.0292°N 2.9783°E / 43.0292; 2.9783
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Narbonne
Canton Sigean
Intercommunality Corbières en Méditerranée
 • Mayor (2014–present) Michel Jammes
Area1 35.35 km2 (13.65 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 5,163
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 11379 /11130
Elevation 0–126 m (0–413 ft)
(avg. 17 m or 56 ft)
Website (in French)

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.

Sigean (Occitan Sijan) is a commune in the Aude department in southern France. It formerly lay on Route nationale 9 between Narbonne and Perpignan,[1] but RN 9 (downgraded to route départementale 6009) now bypasses the town of Sigean and is itself bypassed by the A9 autoroute.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,555 —    
1968 3,033 +18.7%
1975 3,027 −0.2%
1982 3,058 +1.0%
1990 3,373 +10.3%
1999 4,049 +20.0%
2008 5,163 +27.5%


  • The Musée des Corbières in Sigean is a museum dedicated to history and archaeology.[2]
  • The L.A.C Lieu d'Art Contemporain, located in Hameau du lac, hosts arts exhibition and performances in a former winery.[3]
  • The Zoo Réserve Africaine de Sigean

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