Villeneuve-de-la-Raho

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Villeneuve-de-la-Raho
Vilanova de Raó
Commune
The town hall in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho
The town hall in Villeneuve-de-la-Raho
Villeneuve-de-la-Raho is located in France
Villeneuve-de-la-Raho
Villeneuve-de-la-Raho
Coordinates: 42°38′15″N 2°55′05″E / 42.6375°N 2.9181°E / 42.6375; 2.9181Coordinates: 42°38′15″N 2°55′05″E / 42.6375°N 2.9181°E / 42.6375; 2.9181
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton La Plaine d'Illibéris
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Irles
Area1 11.41 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 3,767
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66227 /66180
Elevation 16–62 m (52–203 ft)
(avg. 55 m or 180 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.

Villeneuve-de-la-Raho (Catalan: Vilanova de Raó) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Villeneuve-de-la-Raho is located in the canton of La Plaine d'Illibéris and in the arrondissement of Perpignan. The town is the location of Lac de Villeneuve-de-la-Raho.

Map of Villeneuve-de-la-Raho and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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