Pibrac

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Pibrac
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Coat of arms of Pibrac
Coat of arms
Pibrac is located in France
Pibrac
Pibrac
Coordinates: 43°37′03″N 1°17′08″E / 43.6175°N 1.2856°E / 43.6175; 1.2856Coordinates: 43°37′03″N 1°17′08″E / 43.6175°N 1.2856°E / 43.6175; 1.2856
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Léguevin
Intercommunality Grand Toulouse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Bon
Area1 25.86 km2 (9.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 7,997
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31417 / 31820
Elevation 145–237 m (476–778 ft)
(avg. 157 m or 515 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.

Pibrac is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France, located 15 km (9.3 mi) west of Toulouse.

It has recently grown thanks to the development of the aeroplane industry in the nearby town of Blagnac.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1780 650 —    
1812 677 +4.2%
1856 880 +30.0%
1886 998 +13.4%
1931 771 −22.7%
1962 1,036 +34.4%
1968 1,518 +46.5%
1975 2,291 +50.9%
1982 4,245 +85.3%
1990 5,879 +38.5%
1999 7,440 +26.6%
2008 7,997 +7.5%

Sport[edit]

Pibrac has a patinodrome, a track for inline speed skating, as well as many other sporting facilities.

Personalities[edit]

It was the birthplace of Saint Germaine Cousin.

Sights[edit]

The Château de Pibrac is a converted 16th century castle which is listed 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