Puichéric

Puichéric (in Occitan: Puegeric) is a commune in the Aude department in southern France.

Puichéric
The church and chateau in Puichéric
The church and chateau in Puichéric
Coat of arms of Puichéric
Location of Puichéric
Puichéric is located in France
Puichéric
Puichéric
Puichéric is located in Occitanie
Puichéric
Puichéric
Coordinates: 43°13′29″N 2°37′30″E / 43.2247°N 2.625°E / 43.2247; 2.625Coordinates: 43°13′29″N 2°37′30″E / 43.2247°N 2.625°E / 43.2247; 2.625
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAude
ArrondissementCarcassonne
CantonLe Haut-Minervois
IntercommunalityCarcassonne Agglo
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Dormières
Area
1
13.73 km2 (5.30 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
1,190
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11301 /11700
Elevation48–106 m (157–348 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

The commune is situated between the Aude and the Canal du Midi, and its inhabitants are called Puichéricois.

The name of the commune first appeared in 1063 as Puigeirig.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19681,023—    
19751,010−1.3%
19821,056+4.6%
19901,019−3.5%
19991,025+0.6%
20081,072+4.6%

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.