Tarascon-sur-Ariège

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Tarascon-sur-Ariège
The Castélla
The Castélla
Coat of arms of Tarascon-sur-Ariège
Coat of arms
Tarascon-sur-Ariège is located in France
Tarascon-sur-Ariège
Tarascon-sur-Ariège
Coordinates: 42°50′54″N 1°36′22″E / 42.8483°N 1.606°E / 42.8483; 1.606Coordinates: 42°50′54″N 1°36′22″E / 42.8483°N 1.606°E / 42.8483; 1.606
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Tarascon-sur-Ariège
Intercommunality Pays de Tarascon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Sutra
Area
 • Land1 8.65 km2 (3.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 3,495
 • Population2 density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09306 / 09400
Elevation 463–1,187 m (1,519–3,894 ft)
(avg. 475 m or 1,558 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.

Tarascon-sur-Ariège is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

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Inhabitants of Tarascon-sur-Ariège are called Tarasconnais.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 3,759 —    
1968 3,952 +5.1%
1975 4,197 +6.2%
1982 3,916 −6.7%
1990 3,533 −9.8%
1999 3,446 −2.5%
2008 3,495 +1.4%
Town center

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