Castillon-en-Couserans

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Castillon-en-Couserans
Commune
The chapel in Castillon-en-Couserans
The chapel in Castillon-en-Couserans
Coat of arms of Castillon-en-Couserans
Coat of arms
Castillon-en-Couserans is located in France
Castillon-en-Couserans
Castillon-en-Couserans
Coordinates: 42°55′18″N 1°02′00″E / 42.9217°N 1.0333°E / 42.9217; 1.0333Coordinates: 42°55′18″N 1°02′00″E / 42.9217°N 1.0333°E / 42.9217; 1.0333
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Saint-Girons
Canton Couserans Ouest
Intercommunality Castillonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Zonch
Area1 4.94 km2 (1.91 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 402
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 09085 /09800
Elevation 518–1,320 m (1,699–4,331 ft)
(avg. 537 m or 1,762 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.

Castillon-en-Couserans is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Personalities[edit]

Pierre Soulé (1801 – 1870), U.S. politician and diplomat, was born there.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 414 —    
1968 475 +14.7%
1975 429 −9.7%
1982 373 −13.1%
1990 403 +8.0%
1999 424 +5.2%
2008 402 −5.2%

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References[edit]

FR Chapelle Calvaire Castillon.JPG