Villesèquelande

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Villesèquelande
Commune
Coat of arms of Villesèquelande
Coat of arms
Villesèquelande is located in France
Villesèquelande
Villesèquelande
Location within Occitanie region
Villesèquelande is located in Occitanie
Villesèquelande
Villesèquelande
Coordinates: 43°14′18″N 2°13′56″E / 43.2383°N 2.2322°E / 43.2383; 2.2322Coordinates: 43°14′18″N 2°13′56″E / 43.2383°N 2.2322°E / 43.2383; 2.2322
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Canton La Malepère à la Montagne Noire
Intercommunality Cabardès-Canal du Midi
Government
 • Mayor (2008–20114) Jacques Brunel
Area1 5.35 km2 (2.07 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 811
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 11437 /11170
Elevation 104–160 m (341–525 ft)
(avg. 119 m or 390 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.

Villesèquelande is a commune near Carcassonne in the Aude department in southern France. It is noted for the ancient field elm, the Ormeau Sully, allegedly planted by Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully in the early 17th century in front of the church in the village centre.

The 'Ormeau Sully'

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793392—    
1800440+12.2%
1806427−3.0%
1821464+8.7%
1831410−11.6%
1836379−7.6%
1841384+1.3%
1846393+2.3%
1851385−2.0%
1856378−1.8%
1861379+0.3%
1866362−4.5%
1872315−13.0%
1876327+3.8%
1881311−4.9%
1886321+3.2%
1891364+13.4%
1896355−2.5%
1901395+11.3%
1906414+4.8%
1911406−1.9%
1921384−5.4%
1926393+2.3%
1931400+1.8%
1936390−2.5%
1946350−10.3%
1954355+1.4%
1962348−2.0%
1968342−1.7%
1975455+33.0%
1982521+14.5%
1990506−2.9%
1999568+12.3%
2008811+42.8%

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