Montesquiou

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Montesquiou
Montesquiou 6.jpg
Coat of arms of Montesquiou
Coat of arms
Montesquiou is located in France
Montesquiou
Montesquiou
Coordinates: 43°34′46″N 0°19′47″E / 43.5794°N 0.3297°E / 43.5794; 0.3297Coordinates: 43°34′46″N 0°19′47″E / 43.5794°N 0.3297°E / 43.5794; 0.3297
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Gers
Arrondissement Mirande
Canton Montesquiou
Intercommunality Cœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Perrussan
Area1 46.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 605
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 32285 / 32320
Elevation 145–256 m (476–840 ft)
(avg. 277 m or 909 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.

Montesquiou is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

The village of Montesquiou is the historical seat of the Montesquiou-Fezensac family.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 538 —    
1968 645 +19.9%
1975 605 −6.2%
1982 604 −0.2%
1990 579 −4.1%
1999 570 −1.6%
2008 605 +6.1%

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