Perpignan

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Perpignan
Perpignan seen frae the Palace o the Keengs o Majorca
Perpignan seen frae the Palace o the Keengs o Majorca
Banner o Perpignan
Banner
Coat o airms o Perpignan
Coat o airms
Perpignan is located in Fraunce
Perpignan
Perpignan
Coordinates: 42°41′55″N 2°53′44″E / 42.6986°N 2.8956°E / 42.6986; 2.8956Coordinates: 42°41′55″N 2°53′44″E / 42.6986°N 2.8956°E / 42.6986; 2.8956
Kintra Fraunce
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Depairtment Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Intercommunality Têt Méditerranée
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2009–2014) Jean-Marc Pujol (UMP) (Radical-UMP)
Aurie
 • Land1 68.07 km2 (26.28 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 118,238
INSEE/Postal code 66136 / 66000
Elevation 8–95 m (26–312 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
Wabsteid

www.mairie-perpignan.fr (French)

www.ajuntament-perpinya.cat (Catalan)

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) anly coonted ance.

Perpignan (French: [pɛʁ.pi.ɲɑ̃]; Catalan: Perpinyà [pərpiˈɲa]) is a ceety, a commune an the caipital o the Pyrénées-Orientales depairtment in soothren Fraunce.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns – sister ceeties

Perpignan is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Hanover – Twin Towns" (in German). 2007–2009 HANNOVER.de – Offizielles Portal der Landeshauptstadt und der Region Hannover in Zusammenarbeit mit hier.de. Retrieved 17 Julie 2009.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. "British towns twinned with French towns". Archant Community Media Ltd. Retrieved 11 Julie 2013. 
  3. "Sarasota Sister Cities Association, Sarasota Florida". Sarasotasistercities.org. Retrieved 15 September 2011.