Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque (French pronunciation: [sɛ̃ loʁɑ̃ də la salɑ̃k] (listen); Catalan: Sant Llorenç de la Salanca) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
The Arago street, in Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
The Arago street, in Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Coat of arms of Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Location of Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque is located in France
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque is located in Occitanie
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque
Coordinates: 42°46′28″N 2°59′29″E / 42.7744°N 2.9914°E / 42.7744; 2.9914Coordinates: 42°46′28″N 2°59′29″E / 42.7744°N 2.9914°E / 42.7744; 2.9914
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPerpignan
CantonLa Côte Salanquaise
IntercommunalityPerpignan Méditerranée Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Alain Got[1]
Area
1
12.39 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
10,071
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
DemonymLaurentins
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66180 /66250
Elevation0–7 m (0–23 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque is located in the canton of La Côte Salanquaise and in the arrondissement of Perpignan.

 
Map of Saint-Laurent-de-la-Salanque and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 3,649—    
1975 3,971+1.22%
1982 4,523+1.88%
1990 7,186+5.96%
1999 7,932+1.10%
2007 8,488+0.85%
2012 9,433+2.13%
2017 10,246+1.67%
Source: INSEE[3]

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. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE