La Bastide-de-Sérou

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La Bastide-de-Sérou
Old market
Old market
Coat of arms of La Bastide-de-Sérou
Coat of arms
La Bastide-de-Sérou is located in France
La Bastide-de-Sérou
La Bastide-de-Sérou
Coordinates: 43°00′46″N 1°25′43″E / 43.0128°N 1.4286°E / 43.0128; 1.4286Coordinates: 43°00′46″N 1°25′43″E / 43.0128°N 1.4286°E / 43.0128; 1.4286
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton La Bastide-de-Sérou
Intercommunality Seronnais 117
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Metge
Area
 • Land1 43.62 km2 (16.84 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 959
 • Population2 density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09042 / 09240
Elevation 354–692 m (1,161–2,270 ft)
(avg. 406 m or 1,332 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.

La Bastide-de-Sérou is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Lèze, tributary of the Ariège, has its source in the north-eastern part of the commune, flows north-westward and forms part of the commune's northern border, with the lac de Mondely (Mondely lake).

The Arize, tributary of the Garonne, flows westward through the southern part of the commune and crosses the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1793 2,132 —    
1800 1,830 −14.2%
1806 2,600 +42.1%
1821 2,669 +2.7%
1831 2,911 +9.1%
1836 2,858 −1.8%
1841 2,865 +0.2%
1846 2,944 +2.8%
1851 2,987 +1.5%
1856 2,710 −9.3%
1861 2,717 +0.3%
1866 2,781 +2.4%
1872 2,889 +3.9%
1876 2,865 −0.8%
1881 2,671 −6.8%
1886 2,591 −3.0%
1891 2,504 −3.4%
1896 2,505 +0.0%
1901 2,539 +1.4%
1906 2,519 −0.8%
1911 2,528 +0.4%
1921 1,704 −32.6%
1926 1,634 −4.1%
1931 1,398 −14.4%
1936 1,334 −4.6%
1946 1,190 −10.8%
1954 1,149 −3.4%
1962 1,028 −10.5%
1968 962 −6.4%
1975 941 −2.2%
1982 962 +2.2%
1990 933 −3.0%
1999 907 −2.8%
2008 959 +5.7%

Inhabitants of La Bastide-de-Sérou are called Bastidiens.

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