Vicdessos

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Vicdessos
A general view of Vicdessos
A general view of Vicdessos
Coat of arms of Vicdessos
Coat of arms
Vicdessos is located in France
Vicdessos
Vicdessos
Coordinates: 42°46′14″N 1°29′57″E / 42.7706°N 1.4992°E / 42.7706; 1.4992Coordinates: 42°46′14″N 1°29′57″E / 42.7706°N 1.4992°E / 42.7706; 1.4992
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Sabarthès
Intercommunality Auzat-Vicdessos
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean Magalhaes
Area1 6.01 km2 (2.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 511
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 09334 /09220
Elevation 652–1,585 m (2,139–5,200 ft)
(avg. 705 m or 2,313 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.

Vicdessos is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The superficy of Vicdessos is of about 6,01km2 with a minimum elevation of 652 meters and a maximum elevation of 1585 meters.

Location[edit]

This Pyrennean township lies in the Natural regional park of Pyrenées ariégoises in the Vicdessos valley, at the feet of the Montcalm mountains.

Vicdessos is 15 km far from Tarascon-sur-Ariège and 95 km far from Toulouse.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Vicdessos are called Vicdessosiens.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 535 —    
1968 585 +9.3%
1975 580 −0.9%
1982 602 +3.8%
1990 483 −19.8%
1999 461 −4.6%
2008 511 +10.8%

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