Boulogne-sur-Gesse

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Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Boulogne vanuit Mondilhan.jpg
Coat of arms of Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Coat of arms
Boulogne-sur-Gesse is located in France
Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Coordinates: 43°17′26″N 0°38′44″E / 43.2906°N 0.6456°E / 43.2906; 0.6456Coordinates: 43°17′26″N 0°38′44″E / 43.2906°N 0.6456°E / 43.2906; 0.6456
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Medevielle
Area
 • Land1 24.73 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,629
 • Population2 density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31080 / 31350
Elevation 243–388 m (797–1,273 ft)
(avg. 335 m or 1,099 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.

Boulogne-sur-Gesse is a commune of the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The river Gesse forms most of the commune's eastern border; the Gimone forms part of its southwestern and northwestern borders.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,777 —    
1968 1,865 +5.0%
1975 1,756 −5.8%
1982 1,671 −4.8%
1990 1,531 −8.4%
1999 1,433 −6.4%
2008 1,629 +13.7%

Literature[edit]

Boulogne-sur-Gesse is the town featured in Martin Calder's popular travel book about southwest France A Summer in Gascony published in 2008.

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