Villardonnel

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Villardonnel
Coat of arms of Villardonnel
Coat of arms
Location of Villardonnel
Villardonnel is located in France
Villardonnel
Villardonnel
Villardonnel is located in Occitanie
Villardonnel
Villardonnel
Coordinates: 43°20′10″N 2°18′44″E / 43.3361°N 2.3122°E / 43.3361; 2.3122Coordinates: 43°20′10″N 2°18′44″E / 43.3361°N 2.3122°E / 43.3361; 2.3122
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementCarcassonne
CantonLa Vallée de l'Orbiel
IntercommunalityHaut Cabardès
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Géri
Area
1
16.63 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
512
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11413 /11600
Elevation193–550 m (633–1,804 ft)
(avg. 358 m or 1,175 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villardonnel is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962279—    
1968317+13.6%
1975342+7.9%
1982331−3.2%
1990365+10.3%
1999412+12.9%
2008538+30.6%

2018 flood[edit]

In mid-October 2018, Villegailhenc, Conques-sur-Orbiel, and Villardonnel, and Trebes, along with nearby areas along the River Aude, were devastated when the river flooded after intense rain. 12 people were killed, including a nun.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ France hit by worst flash floods in over a century, killing at least 12 including a nun, ABC News Online, 2018-10-16