Ur, Pyrénées-Orientales

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The church of Saint-Martin, in Ur
The church of Saint-Martin, in Ur
Coat of arms of Ur
Coat of arms
Ur is located in France
Coordinates: 42°27′46″N 1°56′18″E / 42.4628°N 1.9383°E / 42.4628; 1.9383Coordinates: 42°27′46″N 1°56′18″E / 42.4628°N 1.9383°E / 42.4628; 1.9383
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Les Pyrénées catalanes
Intercommunality Pyrénées Cerdagne
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Christian Ginestet
Area1 6.79 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 329
 • Density 48/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66218 /66760
Elevation 1,155–1,540 m (3,789–5,052 ft)
(avg. 1,250 m or 4,100 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.

Ur is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.


Ur is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Ur and its surrounding communes


Population 1962-2008

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