Saint-Rustice

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Saint-Rustice
Saint-Rustice
Saint-Rustice
Saint-Rustice is located in France
Saint-Rustice
Saint-Rustice
Coordinates: 43°48′23″N 1°19′43″E / 43.8064°N 1.3286°E / 43.8064; 1.3286Coordinates: 43°48′23″N 1°19′43″E / 43.8064°N 1.3286°E / 43.8064; 1.3286
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Fronton
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Edmond Aussel
Area
 • Land1 2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 432
 • Population2 density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31515 / 31620
Elevation 107–217 m (351–712 ft)
(avg. 108 m or 354 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-Rustice is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

History[edit]

Saint-Rustice is famous for its ancient Roman mosaics which were discovered in 1833. The city takes its name from Rusticus, a bishop of Cahors, who was murdered in 630.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 225 —    
1968 230 +2.2%
1975 233 +1.3%
1982 371 +59.2%
1990 394 +6.2%
1999 425 +7.9%
2008 432 +1.6%

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