Thuir

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Thuir
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The town hall in Thuir
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Thuir
Coordinates: 42°37′59″N2°45′26″E / 42.6331°N 2.7572°E / 42.6331; 2.7572 Coordinates: 42°37′59″N2°45′26″E / 42.6331°N 2.7572°E / 42.6331; 2.7572
Country France
Region Occitania
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Céret
Canton Les Aspres
Intercommunality Aspres
Government
  Mayor (20202026) René Olive [1]
Area
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19.90 km2 (7.68 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019) [2]
7,924
  Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66210 /66300
Elevation78–243 m (256–797 ft)
(avg. 99 m or 325 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Thuir (French pronunciation:  [tɥiʁ] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Catalan: Tuïr, [tuˈi] ) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department, southern France. [3]

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Geography

Thuir is located southwest of Perpignan, in the canton of Les Aspres and in the arrondissement of Perpignan. It is situated in a plain between the natural zones of the Aspres and the Riberal.

Map of Thuir and its surrounding communes Map commune FR insee code 66210.png
Map of Thuir and its surrounding communes

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1968 4,192    
1975 6,023+5.31%
1982 6,356+0.77%
1990 6,638+0.54%
1999 7,257+1.00%
2007 7,415+0.27%
2012 7,189−0.62%
2017 7,635+1.21%
Source: INSEE [4]

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References

  1. "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  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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