Launac

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For the battle which took place here in 1362, see Battle of Launac.
Launac
Château de Launac - SE exposure.jpg
Launac is located in France
Launac
Launac
Coordinates: 43°44′38″N 1°10′53″E / 43.7439°N 1.1814°E / 43.7439; 1.1814Coordinates: 43°44′38″N 1°10′53″E / 43.7439°N 1.1814°E / 43.7439; 1.1814
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Grenade
Intercommunality Save et Garonne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Arrecgros
Area
 • Land1 22.32 km2 (8.62 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,210
 • Population2 density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31281 / 31330
Elevation 139–253 m (456–830 ft)
(avg. 135 m or 443 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 478 —    
1968 516 +7.9%
1975 516 +0.0%
1982 626 +21.3%
1990 740 +18.2%
1999 963 +30.1%
2008 1,210 +25.6%

Sights[edit]

The Château de Launac is a 15th-century castle with additions and alterations from the 16th and 17th centuries. Privately owned, it is listed as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

Sights[edit]

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References[edit]

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