|surface||7.83 km 2|
|Residents||1,437 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||184 inhabitants / km 2|
Brouilla - Sainte-Marie Church
Location and climate
The town of Brouilla is located at an altitude of about Albères massif and is about 16 km (driving distance) south of Perpignan . The beaches of Argelès-sur-Mer are only 16 km to the east. The climate is temperate to warm; Rain (approx. 595 mm / year) falls over the year with the exception of the summer months.on the northern edge of the
Traditionally, the residents lived as self-sufficient food from their (wine) fields and from a little cattle-raising (sheep, goats, chickens). The wines produced in the municipality today are marketed through various appellations . Since the middle of the 20th century, there has been income from tourism in the form of renting holiday apartments ( gîtes ) .
- The Romanesque parish church of Sainte-Marie is one of the rare churches with a three-conch choir ; it has been recognized as a monument historique since 1972 . Their equipment is also remarkable.
- Church of Sainte-Marie - photos + information (French)
- Church of Sainte-Marie, altarpiece - photos + info (French)