The church of Sainte-Marie, in Formiguères

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Coordinates: 42°36′56″N 2°06′09″E / 42.6156°N 2.1025°E / 42.6156; 2.1025Coordinates: 42°36′56″N 2°06′09″E / 42.6156°N 2.1025°E / 42.6156; 2.1025
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Mont-Louis
Intercommunality Capcir Haut-Conflent
  Mayor (20012008) Yves Baso
Area1 46.88 km2 (18.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 456
  Density 9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66082 / 66210
Elevation 1,428–2,808 m (4,685–9,213 ft)
(avg. 1,500 m or 4,900 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 without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Formiguères (Catalan: Formiguera) is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.

Its inhabitants are called Formiguérois.


Formiguères is located in the canton of Mont-Louis and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Formiguères and its surrounding communes


Population 1962-2008

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