Pia, Pyrénées-Orientales

Pia (French pronunciation: [pja] (listen); Catalan: Pià) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.[3]

Pia
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Coat of arms of Pia
Location of Pia
Pia is located in France
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Pia is located in Occitanie
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Coordinates: 42°44′45″N 2°55′18″E / 42.7458°N 2.9217°E / 42.7458; 2.9217Coordinates: 42°44′45″N 2°55′18″E / 42.7458°N 2.9217°E / 42.7458; 2.9217
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPerpignan
CantonLa Côte Salanquaise
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jérôme Palmade[1]
Area
1
13.18 km2 (5.09 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
9,849
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66141 /66380
Elevation7–29 m (23–95 ft)
(avg. 27 m or 89 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Pia is located in the canton of La Côte Salanquaise and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

 
Map of Pia and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 2,147—    
1975 2,503+2.22%
1982 3,226+3.69%
1990 4,105+3.06%
1999 5,120+2.49%
2007 7,134+4.23%
2012 7,955+2.20%
2017 9,035+2.58%
Source: INSEE[4]

SportEdit

Baroudeurs de Pia XIII are a semi-professional rugby league club based in the town, who compete in the Elite One Championship.

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

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