Banyuls-dels-Aspres

Banyuls-dels-Aspres (Catalan: Banyuls dels Aspres) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

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Coat of arms of Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Coat of arms
Location of Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Banyuls-dels-Aspres is located in France
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Banyuls-dels-Aspres is located in Occitanie
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Banyuls-dels-Aspres
Coordinates: 42°34′00″N 2°52′05″E / 42.5667°N 2.8681°E / 42.5667; 2.8681Coordinates: 42°34′00″N 2°52′05″E / 42.5667°N 2.8681°E / 42.5667; 2.8681
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementCéret
CantonLes Aspres
IntercommunalityAspres
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Laurent Bernardy
Area
1
10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,259
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66015 /66300
Elevation41–124 m (135–407 ft)
(avg. 114 m or 374 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

LocalisationEdit

Banyuls-dels-Aspres is located in the canton of Les Aspres and in the arrondissement of Céret.

 
Map of Banyuls-dels-Aspres and its surrounding communes

Neighbouring communesEdit

HistoryEdit

Government and politicsEdit

MayorsEdit

Mayor Term start Term end
André Marie 2001 2014
Laurent Bernardy 2014

PopulationEdit

The inhabitants are called Banyulencs.

YearPop.±%
1793146—    
1800268+83.6%
1806319+19.0%
1821380+19.1%
1831427+12.4%
1836442+3.5%
1841472+6.8%
1846531+12.5%
1851513−3.4%
1856542+5.7%
1861501−7.6%
1866504+0.6%
1872535+6.2%
1876617+15.3%
1881744+20.6%
1886748+0.5%
1891750+0.3%
1896756+0.8%
1901887+17.3%
1906889+0.2%
1911870−2.1%
1921846−2.8%
1926769−9.1%
1931749−2.6%
1936759+1.3%
1946668−12.0%
1954695+4.0%
1962738+6.2%
1968724−1.9%
1975683−5.7%
1982660−3.4%
1990850+28.8%
19991,007+18.5%
20061,136+12.8%
20091,175+3.4%

Sites of interestEdit

 
Saint-Andrew church
  • Saint-Andrew church, first mentioned in 1091 but rebuilt in the 15th century.

Notable peopleEdit

  • Henri Ey (1900-1977) : psychiatrist and philosopher born in Banyuls-dels-Aspres.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.

External linksEdit