Prats-Saint-Thomas

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Location
42°29'53"N
002°10'15"E
Country
 France
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Description

Prats-Saint-Thomas (Catalan: Prats i Sant Tomàs) is a former commune in Pyrénées-Orientales (France).

Geography

Location

Prats-Saint-Thomas is located west of Fontpédrouse.

Hydrography

The river Têt runs through the north of Prats-Saint-Thomas, from the west to the east.

History

The commune of Prats-Saint-Thomas was created in 1793 by uniting the hamlets of Prats-Balaguer and Saint-Thomas. Since 26 June 1822, it was linked with Fontpédrouse.Part of the hamlets were destroyed in December 1932 because of heavy rains which caused several landslides.

Sites of interest

Church of Trinity and Saint Mary of Prats-Balaguer, from the 11th century.
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