Bolquère

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Bolquère
Bolquera
Bolquère seen from Font-Romeu
Bolquère seen from Font-Romeu
Bolquère is located in France
Bolquère
Bolquère
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Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Pyrénées-Orientales
Arrondissement Prades
Canton Mont-Louis
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Capcir Haut-Conflent
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Jean-Pierre Abel
Area1 17.61 km2 (6.80 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 781
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 66020 / 66210
Elevation 1,478–2,099 m (4,849–6,886 ft)
(avg. 1,613 m or 5,292 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.

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

Geography

Localization

Bolquère is located in the canton of Mont-Louis and in the arrondissement of Prades.

Map of Bolquère and its surrounding communes

Transportation

Bolquère railway station is the highest SNCF station in France at an elevation of 1593 metres. It serves the Yellow Train exclusively.

Government and politics

Mayors
Mayor Term start Term end
Pierre Patau[1] ? june 1815
Jean Inbern[1] june 1815 ?
Raymond Guinovart 1983 1989
Jean-Pierre Abel 2001

Population

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 215 —    
1968 249 +15.8%
1975 373 +49.8%
1982 503 +34.9%
1990 617 +22.7%
1999 730 +18.3%
2007 798 +9.3%
2009 779 2013 —    
210 —    

See also

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