|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Pierre Combettes|
|• Land1||12.92 km2 (4.99 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||34164 / 34160|
|Elevation||51–210 m (167–689 ft)
(avg. 110 m or 360 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.
Montaud is a mountain village with a dozen hamlets. It contains a school, a city hall, a church, and a few farms. Most inhabitants of Montaud work in nearby Montpellier, many as researchers, teachers, engineers and technicians.
French Cardinal, Bertrand Pierre (Cardinal de Colombier), who was used by the popes at Avignon for agent in wartime missions during the Hundred Years War and in the election of Charles of Bohemia to the imperial throne, died in Montaud in 1361.
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