Vinça

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Vinça
Vinçà
Vinça, the lake of Vinça and the Canigou
Vinça, the lake of Vinça and the Canigou
Coat of arms of Vinça
Coat of arms
Vinça is located in France
Vinça
Vinça
Coordinates: 42°38′46″N 2°31′46″E / 42.6461°N 2.5294°E / 42.6461; 2.5294Coordinates: 42°38′46″N 2°31′46″E / 42.6461°N 2.5294°E / 42.6461; 2.5294
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Le Canigou
Intercommunality Vinça Canigou
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) René Dragué
Area1 7.74 km2 (2.99 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,666
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66230 /66320
Elevation 199–364 m (653–1,194 ft)
(avg. 262 m or 860 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.

Vinça (Catalan: Vinçà) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

Vinça is located in the canton of Le Canigou and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Vinça and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

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