Montespan

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Montespan
Coat of arms of Montespan
Coat of arms
Montespan is located in France
Montespan
Montespan
Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 0°51′18″E / 43.0858°N 0.855°E / 43.0858; 0.855Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 0°51′18″E / 43.0858°N 0.855°E / 43.0858; 0.855
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Salies-du-Salat
Intercommunality Canton de Salies-du-Salat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Christine Llorens
Area
 • Land1 12.57 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 438
 • Population2 density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31372 / 31260
Elevation 298–522 m (978–1,713 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 473 —    
1968 479 +1.3%
1975 432 −9.8%
1982 428 −0.9%
1990 398 −7.0%
1999 422 +6.0%
2008 438 +3.8%

Sights[edit]

The remains of a 13th-century castle, the Château de Montespan, have been listed since 1926 as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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