1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
Balma is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France. It is east of Toulouse.
The name of the town comes from the old Provençal word meaning "cave" or "grotto".
Life known by Balma begins in the Middle Ages. Small belonging fief, at least partly, in the bishopric of Toulouse, it was established in baronnie episcopal in 1279. It is therefore the bishop who is in this epoch lord and baron of Balma.
Balma is the home of Championnat de France Amateurs club, Balma SC.