Saint-Béat

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Saint-Béat
The Garonne river and the village of Saint-Béat
The Garonne river and the village of Saint-Béat
Coat of arms of Saint-Béat
Coat of arms
Saint-Béat is located in France
Saint-Béat
Saint-Béat
Coordinates: 42°54′54″N 0°41′36″E / 42.915°N 0.6933°E / 42.915; 0.6933Coordinates: 42°54′54″N 0°41′36″E / 42.915°N 0.6933°E / 42.915; 0.6933
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Saint-Béat
Intercommunality Canton of Saint-Béat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hervé Péréfarres
Area1 7.37 km2 (2.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 394
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31471 / 31440
Elevation 476–1,760 m (1,562–5,774 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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.

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

The Pic du Gar is a striking limestone mountain in the area.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 687 —    
1968 755 +9.9%
1975 611 −19.1%
1982 543 −11.1%
1990 547 +0.7%
1999 364 −33.5%
2008 394 +8.2%

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