Montsaunès

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Montsaunès
Église des Templiers de Montsaunès (31).JPG
Coat of arms of Montsaunès
Coat of arms
Montsaunès is located in France
Montsaunès
Montsaunès
Coordinates: 43°06′44″N 0°56′15″E / 43.1122°N 0.9375°E / 43.1122; 0.9375Coordinates: 43°06′44″N 0°56′15″E / 43.1122°N 0.9375°E / 43.1122; 0.9375
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Salies-du-Salat
Intercommunality Salies-du-Salat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maryse Mourlan
Area1 9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 403
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31391 / 31260
Elevation 285–411 m (935–1,348 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 360 —    
1968 371 +3.1%
1975 385 +3.8%
1982 402 +4.4%
1990 362 −10.0%
1999 379 +4.7%
2008 403 +6.3%

In Popular Culture[edit]

The Templar chapel of St Christophe features in the 2013 crypto-thriller The Sword of Moses by Dominic Selwood.

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