Lesquerde (French pronunciation: [lɛskɛʁd] (listen); Occitan: L'Esquèrda; Catalan: L'Esquerda) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Lesquerde
L'Esquerda
A general view of Lesquerde
A general view of Lesquerde
Coat of arms of Lesquerde
Location of Lesquerde
Lesquerde is located in France
Lesquerde
Lesquerde
Lesquerde is located in Occitanie
Lesquerde
Lesquerde
Coordinates: 42°48′07″N 2°31′49″E / 42.8019°N 2.5303°E / 42.8019; 2.5303Coordinates: 42°48′07″N 2°31′49″E / 42.8019°N 2.5303°E / 42.8019; 2.5303
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLa Vallée de l'Agly
IntercommunalityAgly Fenouillèdes
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jacques Barthes[1]
Area
1
15.67 km2 (6.05 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
139
 • Density8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66097 /66220
Elevation216–600 m (709–1,969 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Lesquerde is located in the canton of La Vallée de l'Agly and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

 
Map of Lesquerde and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 211—    
1975 172−2.88%
1982 149−2.03%
1990 124−2.27%
1999 133+0.78%
2007 152+1.68%
2012 164+1.53%
2017 133−4.10%
Source: INSEE[3]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE