Villegailhenc

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Villegailhenc
Skyline of Villegailhenc
Coat of arms of Villegailhenc
Coat of arms
Location of Villegailhenc
Villegailhenc is located in France
Villegailhenc
Villegailhenc
Villegailhenc is located in Occitanie
Villegailhenc
Villegailhenc
Coordinates: 43°16′12″N 2°21′19″E / 43.27°N 2.3553°E / 43.27; 2.3553Coordinates: 43°16′12″N 2°21′19″E / 43.27°N 2.3553°E / 43.27; 2.3553
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementCarcassonne
CantonLa Vallée de l'Orbiel
IntercommunalityMinervois au Cabardès
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Michel Proust
Area
1
4.78 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,734
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11425 /11600
Elevation109–203 m (358–666 ft)
(avg. 127 m or 417 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Villegailhenc (French pronunciation: ​[vilɡɛlɑ̃]) is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

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]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962687—    
1968951+38.4%
19751,018+7.0%
19821,275+25.2%
19901,337+4.9%
19991,326−0.8%
20081,624+22.5%

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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