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Perpignan seen frae the Palace o the Keengs o Majorca
Perpignan seen frae the Palace o the Keengs o Majorca
Banner o Perpignan
Coat o airms o Perpignan
Coat o airms
Kintra Fraunce
Region Occitanie
Depairtment Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Perpignan
Intercommunality Têt Méditerranée
 • Mayor (2009–2014) Jean-Marc Pujol (UMP) (Radical-UMP)
Area1 68.07 km2 (26.28 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 118,238
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66136 /66000
Elevation 8–95 m (26–312 ft)
(avg. 30 m or 98 ft)
Wabsteid (in French) (in 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) anerly coontit 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 – Offizielles Portal der Landeshauptstadt und der Region Hannover in Zusammenarbeit mit 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". Retrieved 15 September 2011.