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Vilanova de la Ribera
The town hall in Villeneuve-la-Rivière
The town hall in Villeneuve-la-Rivière
Coat of arms of Villeneuve-la-Rivière
Coat of arms
Villeneuve-la-Rivière is located in France
Coordinates: 42°41′40″N 2°48′15″E / 42.6944°N 2.8042°E / 42.6944; 2.8042Coordinates: 42°41′40″N 2°48′15″E / 42.6944°N 2.8042°E / 42.6944; 2.8042
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Canton Le Ribéral
Intercommunality Perpignan Méditerranée
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Marrasse
Area1 4.38 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,052
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66228 /66610
Elevation 48–115 m (157–377 ft)
(avg. 20 m or 66 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-la-Rivière (Catalan: Vilanova de la Ribera) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.


Villeneuve-la-Rivière is located in the canton of Le Ribéral and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

Map of Villeneuve-la-Rivière and its surrounding communes


Population 1962-2008

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