Réal (Catalan: Real) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Réal
Ral
View of Réal from the Formiguères road
View of Réal from the Formiguères road
Location of Réal
Réal is located in France
Réal
Réal
Réal is located in Occitanie
Réal
Réal
Coordinates: 42°37′53″N 2°08′04″E / 42.6314°N 2.1344°E / 42.6314; 2.1344Coordinates: 42°37′53″N 2°08′04″E / 42.6314°N 2.1344°E / 42.6314; 2.1344
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLes Pyrénées catalanes
IntercommunalityPyrénées Catalanes
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Jean-Luc Seguy
Area
1
10.45 km2 (4.03 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
64
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66159 /66210
Elevation1,379–2,340 m (4,524–7,677 ft)
(avg. 1,580 m or 5,180 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Réal is in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades.

 
Map of Réal and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 71—    
1975 53−4.09%
1982 44−2.62%
1990 25−6.82%
1999 31+2.42%
2007 42+3.87%
2012 61+7.75%
2017 66+1.59%
Source: INSEE[2]

Sites of interestEdit

  • The Saint-Romain church, built between the 11th and 17th centuries.
  • The Puyvalador lake.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.
  2. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE