Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole

The Communauté urbaine Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole is the communauté urbaine, an intercommunal structure, centred on the city of Perpignan. It is located in the Pyrénées-Orientales department, in the Occitanie region, southern France. It was created in January 2016, replacing the previous communauté d'agglomération Perpignan Méditerranée. Its population was 268,517 in 2014, of which 122,414 in Perpignan proper.[1]

Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Location within the Pyrénées-Orientales department
Location within the Pyrénées-Orientales department
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
No. of communes36
Established2016
SeatPerpignan
Area
655.84 km2 (253.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
268,517
 • Density409/km2 (1,060/sq mi)
Websitewww.perpignanmediterraneemetropole.fr

CompositionEdit

Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole consists of the following 36 communes:[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b BANATIC, Périmètre des EPCI à fiscalité propre. Accessed 2017-06-28.
  2. ^ INSEE

Coordinates: 42°42′N 2°53′E / 42.70°N 2.89°E / 42.70; 2.89