Vira, Ariège

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Vira
Coat of arms of Vira
Coat of arms
Vira is located in France
Vira
Vira
Coordinates: 43°03′08″N 1°45′34″E / 43.0522°N 1.7594°E / 43.0522; 1.7594Coordinates: 43°03′08″N 1°45′34″E / 43.0522°N 1.7594°E / 43.0522; 1.7594
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Varilhes
Intercommunality Varilhes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Spriet
Area
 • Land1 5.28 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 158
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09340 / 09120
Elevation 288–577 m (945–1,893 ft)
(avg. 310 m or 1,020 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.

Vira is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Vira are called Virassiens.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 53 —    
1968 71 +34.0%
1975 97 +36.6%
1982 100 +3.1%
1990 120 +20.0%
1999 130 +8.3%
2006 142 +9.2%
2008 158 +11.3%

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