Ax- les -Thermes is a commune with 1348 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2011) in the Ariege, near the border with Andorra. It is the capital and largest municipality in the canton of Ax- les -Thermes in the arrondissement of Foix, Ariège department. The place is known for its thermal baths.

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Ax- les -Thermes is located at an altitude of 720 m at the confluence of the Ariège, Oriège and Lauze.

Expansion of the urban area

In 1999, the congregation had a total 1441 population of 30.26 km ² municipal area.

Neighboring communities

  • Caussou
  • Les Cabannes
  • Sorgeat
  • Ascou
  • Quérigut
  • Prades
  • Montaillou


Culture and sights


Due to its location in the Pyrenees below Ax 3 Domaines was the place seven times and six times objective starting point of a tour -de- France stage; most recently at the 12th stage of the Tour de France 2010.

Community partnership

Ax- les -Thermes has a partnership with the Catalan community Palafolls.

Pictures of Ax-les-Thermes