Salies-du-Salat

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Salies-du-Salat
Salies du Salat-Église Notre Dame de la Pitié-20130425.jpg
Coat of arms of Salies-du-Salat
Coat of arms
Salies-du-Salat is located in France
Salies-du-Salat
Salies-du-Salat
Coordinates: 43°06′15″N 0°57′34″E / 43.1042°N 0.9594°E / 43.1042; 0.9594Coordinates: 43°06′15″N 0°57′34″E / 43.1042°N 0.9594°E / 43.1042; 0.9594
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Salies-du-Salat
Intercommunality Canton de Salies-du-Salat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Pavan
Area
 • Land1 6.81 km2 (2.63 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,928
 • Population2 density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31523 / 31260
Elevation 281–428 m (922–1,404 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

Salies-du-Salat is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,759 —    
1968 1,975 +12.3%
1975 2,191 +10.9%
1982 2,154 −1.7%
1990 2,074 −3.7%
1999 1,943 −6.3%
2008 1,928 −0.8%

Economy[edit]

Salies-du-Salat is known for its therapeutic hot springs. The spa buildings, recently renovated, form the attractive centrepiece to the town.

There is a small casino located in the town. A weekly market takes place on Mondays in the centre of town.

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