Tautavel

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Tautavel

Talteüll
The town hall of Tautavel
The town hall of Tautavel
Coat of arms of Tautavel
Coat of arms
Location of Tautavel
Tautavel is located in France
Tautavel
Tautavel
Tautavel is located in Occitanie
Tautavel
Tautavel
Coordinates: 42°48′55″N 2°44′50″E / 42.8153°N 2.7472°E / 42.8153; 2.7472Coordinates: 42°48′55″N 2°44′50″E / 42.8153°N 2.7472°E / 42.8153; 2.7472
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPerpignan
CantonLa Vallée de l'Agly
IntercommunalityPerpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Guy Ilary
Area
1
53.47 km2 (20.64 sq mi)
Population
(2007)2
910
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66205 /66720
Elevation65–566 m (213–1,857 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 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.

Tautavel (Catalan: Talteüll) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

It is home to The European Centre for Prehistoric Research (CERP). Tautavel Man, an early hominid and some of the oldest human remains in Europe, was found in Caune de l'Arago, a cave in the commune.

Geography[edit]

Tautavel is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Tautavel and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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