Palalda

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Palalda is a former commune in Pyrénées-Orientales, now part of Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda.

Geography[edit]

Palalda is located above the river Tech, to the northeast of Amélie-les-Bains and to the east of Montbolo.

History[edit]

The first mention of Palalda is from the year 814, as being the western limit of the territory of Céret.

On 1 October 1942, the commune of Palalda is linked to Amélie-les-Bains to create the new commune of Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda.[1]

Coordinates: 42°29′02″N 2°40′29″E / 42.48389°N 2.67472°E / 42.48389; 2.67472

Politics and administration[edit]

Canton[edit]

In 1790, Palalda is included in the canton of Arles, which remains the same after being united to Amélie-les-bains in 1942.[1]

Mayors[edit]

Beginnin End Name[2]
1844 1847 François Vilascèque
1847 1849 Martin Bardetis
1849 16.4.1855 Martin Pagès
16.5.1855 2.5.1857 Martin Forga
2.5.1857 1870 Jean Cambouliu
1870 2.1874 François Alduy
2.1874 8.10.1876 Jean Bartre
8.10.1876 30.9.1883 Sauveur Dalmau
30.9.1883 21.5.1884 Pierre Dejaule
21.5.1884 20.5.1888 Joseph Cabanes
20.5.1888 26.11.1899 Laurent Alduy
26.11.1899 15.5.1904 Joseph Dagues (father)
15.05.1904 25.5.1914 Joseph Dagues (son)
25.5.1914 10.12.1919 Louis Villacèque
10.12.1919 22.12.1921 François Dagues
22.12.1921 24.1.1922 Jean Garrigue
29.1.1922 17.5.1925 Joseph Pauly
17.5.1925 19.5.1929 Antoine Forga
19.5.1929 19.5.1935 Joseph Baux
19.5.1935 27.7.1941 Michel Fons
21.8.1941 1.10.1942 Marti

Demography[edit]

Ancien Régime

Population under the Ancien Régime is calculated either in number of feu fiscal (f, fire tax), or in number of inhabitants (H).

Historical population of Palalda
(Source: Jean-Pierre Pélissier, Paroisses et communes de France : dictionnaire d'histoire administrative et démographique, vol. 66 : Pyrénées-Orientales, Paris, CNRS, 1986)
Year13781470151515531709172017301767177417891790
Population21 f10 f14 f14 f101 f100 f112 f546 H120 f200 f646 H
Modern times
Historical population of Palalda
(Source: Jean-Pierre Pélissier, Paroisses et communes de France : dictionnaire d'histoire administrative et démographique, vol. 66 : Pyrénées-Orientales, Paris, CNRS, 1986)
Year1794179618001804180618201826183118361841184618511856186118661872187618811886189118961901190619111921192619311936
Population3975295225245735946106146557107727837587578398109088508001117914800886953902114211721363

Sites of interest[edit]

  • The romanesque church of Saint Martin, built in the 12th century and partly rebuilt between the 15th and 16th centuries.
Saint Martin church

Culture[edit]

Poetry

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jean-Pierre Pélissier, Paroisses et communes de France : dictionnaire d'histoire administrative et démographique, vol. 66 : Pyrénées-Orientales, Paris, CNRS, 1986
  2. ^ MairesGenWeb
  3. ^ Fabricio Cardenas (24 June 2015). "Ode aux environs d'Amélie-les-Bains en 1912". Vieux papiers des Pyrénées-Orientales (in French). Retrieved 26 April 2016.