Le Fossat

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Le Fossat
Coat of arms of Le Fossat
Coat of arms
Le Fossat is located in France
Le Fossat
Le Fossat
Coordinates: 43°10′30″N 1°24′32″E / 43.175°N 1.4089°E / 43.175; 1.4089Coordinates: 43°10′30″N 1°24′32″E / 43.175°N 1.4089°E / 43.175; 1.4089
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Le Fossat
Intercommunality Vallée de la Lèze
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Campmas
Area
 • Land1 14.41 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,010
 • Population2 density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09124 / 09130
Elevation 231–353 m (758–1,158 ft)
(avg. 243 m or 797 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.

Le Fossat is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Lèze flows northwest through the middle of the commune and crosses the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 644 —    
1968 656 +1.9%
1975 687 +4.7%
1982 658 −4.2%
1990 754 +14.6%
1999 783 +3.8%
2008 1,010 +29.0%

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