Bages (Pyrénées-Orientales)

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Bages de Rosselló
Coat of arms of Bages
Bages (France)
region Occitania
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Ceret
Canton La Plaine d'Illibéris
Community association Albères, Côte Vermeille et l'Illibéris
Coordinates 42 ° 36 '  N , 2 ° 54'  E Coordinates: 42 ° 36 '  N , 2 ° 54'  E
height 14-91 m
surface 12 km 2
Residents 4,174 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 348 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 66670
INSEE code

Bages Town Hall

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Bages ( Catalan: Bages de Rosselló ) is a French commune in the department of Pyrenees-Orientales in the region Occitania . Bages belongs to the Arrondissement of Céret and the canton of La Plaine d'Illibéris . The 4174 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2017) of the municipality are called Bagéen (ne) s .


Bages is about ten kilometers south of Perpignan and immediately below (south) the Lac de Villeneuve-de-la-Reho . Bages is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Pollestres in the north and north-west, Montescot in the north and east, Elne in the east and south-east, Ortaffa in the south-east, Brouilla in the south, Villemolaque in the west and south-west and Nyls in the west and north-west.

Here, in the Côtes du Roussillon wine region , u. a. the Muscat de Rivesaltes is also grown.

Map of Bages

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2011
Residents 1,755 1,900 2.145 2.711 3,317 3,328 3,723 3,933
Sources: Cassini and INSEE


Church Saint-André
  • The Saint-André church was built in the early 12th century.
  • The Casa Carrère is a museum for naive painting.

Town twinning

Niederstotzingen has been Bages' twin town in Baden-Württemberg since 1992 .


Web links

Commons : Bages  - collection of images, videos and audio files