Carbonne

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Carbonne
Town hall
Town hall
Carbonne is located in France
Carbonne
Carbonne
Coordinates: 43°17′54″N 1°11′12″E / 43.2983°N 1.1867°E / 43.2983; 1.1867Coordinates: 43°17′54″N 1°11′12″E / 43.2983°N 1.1867°E / 43.2983; 1.1867
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Muret
Canton Carbonne
Intercommunality Volvestre
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Hellé
Area
 • Land1 26.59 km2 (10.27 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 4,952
 • Population2 density 190/km2 (480/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31107 / 31390
Elevation 183–332 m (600–1,089 ft)
(avg. 206 m or 676 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.

Carbonne (Occitan: Carbona) is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The A64 autoroute passes near the village, and there is a train station of the railway Toulouse - Bayonne.

It is situated at the confluence of the river Arize into the Garonne. There is a hydro-electrical dam located at the Garonne.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 1,643 —    
1800 964 −41.3%
1806 1,835 +90.4%
1821 1,863 +1.5%
1831 1,981 +6.3%
1836 2,235 +12.8%
1841 2,293 +2.6%
1846 2,468 +7.6%
1851 2,462 −0.2%
1856 2,444 −0.7%
1861 2,468 +1.0%
1866 2,484 +0.6%
1872 2,505 +0.8%
1876 2,577 +2.9%
1881 2,520 −2.2%
1886 2,548 +1.1%
1891 2,456 −3.6%
1896 2,303 −6.2%
1901 2,387 +3.6%
1906 2,359 −1.2%
1911 2,393 +1.4%
1921 2,154 −10.0%
1926 2,350 +9.1%
1931 2,250 −4.3%
1936 2,277 +1.2%
1946 2,323 +2.0%
1954 2,473 +6.5%
1962 2,625 +6.1%
1968 3,222 +22.7%
1975 3,218 −0.1%
1982 3,596 +11.7%
1990 3,795 +5.5%
1999 3,692 −2.7%
2008 4,952 +34.1%

Economy[edit]

Agriculture based on the culture of cereals (maize, wheat, ...) still has an important place but tends to diminish in favour of residential zones, due to the proximity of the agglomeration of Toulouse.

International relations[edit]

Carbonne is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "British towns twinned with French towns [via WaybackMachine.com]". Archant Community Media Ltd. Archived from the original on 5 July 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 

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