Olette (French pronunciation: [ɔlɛt] (listen); Catalan: Oleta i Èvol) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.[3]

Olette
A general view of Olette
A general view of Olette
Coat of arms of Olette
Location of Olette
Olette is located in France
Olette
Olette
Olette is located in Occitanie
Olette
Olette
Coordinates: 42°33′22″N 2°16′14″E / 42.5561°N 2.2706°E / 42.5561; 2.2706Coordinates: 42°33′22″N 2°16′14″E / 42.5561°N 2.2706°E / 42.5561; 2.2706
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLes Pyrénées catalanes
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Louis Jallat[1]
Area
1
28.95 km2 (11.18 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
351
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66125 /66360
Elevation563–2,361 m (1,847–7,746 ft)
(avg. 630 m or 2,070 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Olette is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades. Olette-Canaveilles-les-Bains station has rail connections to Villefranche-de-Conflent and Latour-de-Carol.

 
Map of Olette and its surrounding communes

DemographyEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 680—    
1975 544−3.14%
1982 532−0.32%
1990 447−2.15%
1999 345−2.84%
2007 401+1.90%
2012 393−0.40%
2017 364−1.52%
Source: INSEE[4]
 
Ruined conjuratory in the Saint André church, Evol

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. ^ INSEE commune file
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE