Targassonne

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Targassonne

Targasona
The THEMIS Solar Power tower.
Location of Targassonne
Targassonne is located in France
Targassonne
Targassonne
Targassonne is located in Occitanie
Targassonne
Targassonne
Coordinates: 42°30′01″N 1°59′52″E / 42.5003°N 1.9978°E / 42.5003; 1.9978Coordinates: 42°30′01″N 1°59′52″E / 42.5003°N 1.9978°E / 42.5003; 1.9978
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentPyrénées-Orientales
ArrondissementPrades
CantonLes Pyrénées catalanes
IntercommunalityPyrénées Cerdagne
Government
 • MayorJean-Pierre Will
Area
1
7.80 km2 (3.01 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
184
 • Density24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
66202 /66120
Elevation1,383–2,123 m (4,537–6,965 ft)
(avg. 1,597 m or 5,240 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Hiking Trail near Targassonne.

Targassonne (in Catalan Targasona) is a commune of Cerdanya in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in south of France.

The town council and some maps use the name Targasonne.

Targassonne is the home of the THEMIS Solar Power R&D Center.

Geography[edit]

Targassonne is located in the canton of Les Pyrénées catalanes and in the arrondissement of Prades, it is located at 1,600 meters near the villages of Égat and Font-Romeu-Odeillo-Via. The closest cities are Foix in the North-West at 61 kilometres and Perpignan at 90 kilometres to the East.

Map of Targassonne and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Population 1962-2008

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.