The church in Joch

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Coordinates: 42°37′06″N 2°31′34″E / 42.6183°N 2.5261°E / 42.6183; 2.5261Coordinates: 42°37′06″N 2°31′34″E / 42.6183°N 2.5261°E / 42.6183; 2.5261
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Vinça
Intercommunality Vinça Canigou
  Mayor (20082014) Jean-Pierre Villelongue
Area1 3.38 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 146
  Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66089 / 66320
Elevation 292–920 m (958–3,018 ft)
(avg. 329 m or 1,079 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.

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


Joch is located in the canton of Vinça and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Joch and its surrounding communes


Population 1962-2008

See also


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