The Lake of Osséja

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Coordinates: 42°25′01″N 1°58′54″E / 42.4169°N 1.9817°E / 42.4169; 1.9817Coordinates: 42°25′01″N 1°58′54″E / 42.4169°N 1.9817°E / 42.4169; 1.9817
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Saillagouse
Intercommunality Pyrénées Cerdagne
  Mayor (20012008) Daniel Delestré
Area1 17.13 km2 (6.61 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,467
  Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 66130 / 66340
Elevation 1,187–2,192 m (3,894–7,192 ft)
(avg. 1,247 m or 4,091 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.

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


Osséja is located in the canton of Saillagouse and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Osséja and its surrounding communes


Population 1962-2008

See also


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