Boulogne-sur-Gesse

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Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Commune
Boulogne vanuit Mondilhan.jpg
Coat of arms of Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Coat of arms
Boulogne-sur-Gesse is located in France
Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Location within Occitanie region
Boulogne-sur-Gesse is located in Occitanie
Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Boulogne-sur-Gesse
Coordinates: 43°17′26″N 0°38′44″E / 43.2906°N 0.6456°E / 43.2906; 0.6456Coordinates: 43°17′26″N 0°38′44″E / 43.2906°N 0.6456°E / 43.2906; 0.6456
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementSaint-Gaudens
CantonSaint-Gaudens
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Medevielle
Area124.73 km2 (9.55 sq mi)
Population (2008)21,629
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code31080 /31350
Elevation243–388 m (797–1,273 ft)
(avg. 335 m or 1,099 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.

Boulogne-sur-Gesse is a commune of the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The river Gesse forms most of the commune's eastern border; the Gimone forms part of its southwestern and northwestern borders.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,777—    
19681,865+5.0%
19751,756−5.8%
19821,671−4.8%
19901,531−8.4%
19991,433−6.4%
20081,629+13.7%

Literature[edit]

Boulogne-sur-Gesse is the town featured in Martin Calder's popular travel book about southwest France A Summer in Gascony published in 2008.

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