Montégut-Plantaurel

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Montégut-Plantaurel
Église Montégut-plantaurel.jpg
Montégut-Plantaurel is located in France
Montégut-Plantaurel
Montégut-Plantaurel
Coordinates: 43°04′12″N 1°29′11″E / 43.07°N 1.4864°E / 43.07; 1.4864Coordinates: 43°04′12″N 1°29′11″E / 43.07°N 1.4864°E / 43.07; 1.4864
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Varilhes
Intercommunality Canton of Varilhes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Carriere
Area
 • Land1 18.95 km2 (7.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 320
 • Population2 density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09202 / 09120
Elevation 307–630 m (1,007–2,067 ft)
(avg. 325 m or 1,066 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.

Montégut-Plantaurel is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Lèze flows through the northwestern part of the commune.

History[edit]

The Chateau de La Hille, was home to Jewish refugee children during the early 1940s.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 189 —    
1968 210 +11.1%
1975 171 −18.6%
1982 179 +4.7%
1990 253 +41.3%
1999 267 +5.5%
2008 320 +19.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Les enfant du château de La Hille, Sebastian Steiger, Brunnen Verlag, Basel, ISBN 3765577219 (French)