Fourquevaux

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Fourquevaux
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Coat of arms of Fourquevaux
Coat of arms
Fourquevaux is located in France
Fourquevaux
Fourquevaux
Coordinates: 43°30′27″N 1°37′03″E / 43.5075°N 1.6175°E / 43.5075; 1.6175Coordinates: 43°30′27″N 1°37′03″E / 43.5075°N 1.6175°E / 43.5075; 1.6175
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Montgiscard
Intercommunality Sicoval
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Valés
Area
 • Land1 10.03 km2 (3.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 771
 • Population2 density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31192 / 31450
Elevation 165–256 m (541–840 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 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.

Fourquevaux is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 616 —    
1800 764 +24.0%
1806 637 −16.6%
1821 687 +7.8%
1831 694 +1.0%
1836 795 +14.6%
1841 822 +3.4%
1846 833 +1.3%
1851 865 +3.8%
1856 729 −15.7%
1861 692 −5.1%
1866 622 −10.1%
1872 627 +0.8%
1876 611 −2.6%
1881 594 −2.8%
1886 559 −5.9%
1891 529 −5.4%
1896 541 +2.3%
1901 522 −3.5%
1906 503 −3.6%
1911 505 +0.4%
1921 444 −12.1%
1926 443 −0.2%
1931 452 +2.0%
1936 448 −0.9%
1946 392 −12.5%
1954 392 +0.0%
1962 345 −12.0%
1968 351 +1.7%
1975 460 +31.1%
1982 557 +21.1%
1990 639 +14.7%
1999 717 +12.2%
2008 771 +7.5%

Sights[edit]

The Château de Fourquevaux is a 15th and 16th century castle. With its 18th century orangery, it has been listed since 1979 as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.culture.gouv.fr, accessed 16 March 2008