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|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Éric Miquel|
|• Land1||8.21 km2 (3.17 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||330/km2 (860/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||31390 / 31210|
|Elevation||409–543 m (1,342–1,781 ft)
(avg. 455 m or 1,493 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.
Montréjeau was the site of one of the French Revolution's last pitched battles between republicans and royalists. In the summer of 1799, anti-revolutionary insurrection broke out in the Haute-Garonne. For a brief time it flourished, even threatening the city of Toulouse. The Directory reacted swiftly, ordering in troops which decisively defeated the rebels at Montréjeau on 1 Fructidor Year VII (18 August 1799).
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