Pompertuzat

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Pompertuzat
StAndre Pomper-1.JPG
Coat of arms of Pompertuzat
Coat of arms
Pompertuzat is located in France
Pompertuzat
Pompertuzat
Coordinates: 43°29′30″N 1°31′04″E / 43.4917°N 1.5178°E / 43.4917; 1.5178Coordinates: 43°29′30″N 1°31′04″E / 43.4917°N 1.5178°E / 43.4917; 1.5178
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Montgiscard
Intercommunality Sicoval
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christine Galvani
Area1 5.44 km2 (2.10 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,921
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31429 / 31450
Elevation 147–272 m (482–892 ft)
(avg. 155 m or 509 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 275 —    
1968 342 +24.4%
1975 587 +71.6%
1982 699 +19.1%
1990 821 +17.5%
1999 1,208 +47.1%
2008 1,921 +59.0%

Its residents are called Pompertuziens.

Geography[edit]

Municipality of the urban area of Toulouse in its urban center located in Lauragais on the Canal du Midi, at 15 km in the south of Toulouse.

Administration[edit]

Mayor Term Began Term Ended
Christine Galvani 2008 2014
Jacques Verdanne 2001 2008
Jacques Verdanne 1995 2001
Fernand Pauly 1971 1995
François Maurel 1964 1971
Albert Barès 1953 1964
François Maurel 1947 1953
Antoine Milhès 1934 1946
Pierre Milhès 1919 1933
Marcel-Auguste Dieulafoy 1900 1919
Antoine Milhès 1888 1900
Bernard Maurel 1887 1888
Albert de Cavailhès 1885 1887
Jules Castagné 1884 1885
Antoine Courrège 1878 1884
Mathieu Clavié 1874 1878
Antoine Courrège 1868 1874
Bernard Maurel 1867 1868
Louis Castagné 1855 1867
Jean Bac 1837 1855
Louis Cazac 1832 1837
Joseph Henry 1832 1832
Emmanuel Guyon] 1828 1832
Antoine Jouve 1815 1828
François Feillou 1815 1815
Jean-François Villagre 1807 1815
Jean Sarda 1804 1807
Germain Laujoulet 1796 1814
Felix Verdun 1892 1896

Sights[edit]

  • Church of the 16th century
  • Dovecote of the 18th century
  • Bridge of the 17th century on the Canal du Midi (called "bridge of Deyme", "Pont de Deyme" in French). This bridge, built of red brick in the development of the Canal du Midi, April 12, 1814 destroyed by the troops of Marshal Soult at retirement before they make the Anglo-Spanish in Wellington, after the indecisive battle of Toulouse the day before. The bridge was then rebuilt in 1821. This bridge with barrel vault typical of the late seventeenth century is included in the inventory of historical monuments.

Personalities[edit]

  • Jane Dieulafoy (née Magre), born June 29, 1851 and died May 25, 1916, in particular, brought with her husband Marcel Dieulafoy several Persian friezes that are exhibited at the Louvre (frieze of Lions and frieze of archers in particular), and produces a literary consistent, inspired by the many trips she made with her husband
  • Marcel-Auguste Dieulafoy himself, an archaeologist, husband of the former, who was also mayor of the village.

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