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View o Chateau de Foix in Lazema aurie
View o Chateau de Foix in Lazema aurie
Banner o Foix
Coat o airms o Foix
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Occitanie
Depairtment Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Foix-Ville
Intercommunality Pays de Foix
 • Mayor (Since 2014) Norbert Meler (PS)
Area1 19.32 km2 (7.46 sq mi)
Population (2007)2 9,712
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 09122 /09000
Elevation 358–933 m (1,175–3,061 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Foix (French pronunciation: [fwa]; Occitan: Fois [ˈfujs, ˈfujʃ]; Catalan: Foix [ˈfoʃ]) is a commune, the umwhile caipital o the Coonty o Foix.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Foix is twinned wi the follaein places: