Fourquevaux

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Fourquevaux
Commune
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Coat of arms of Fourquevaux
Coat of arms
Fourquevaux is located in France
Fourquevaux
Fourquevaux
Location within Occitanie region
Fourquevaux is located in Occitanie
Fourquevaux
Fourquevaux
Coordinates: 43°30′27″N 1°37′03″E / 43.5075°N 1.6175°E / 43.5075; 1.6175Coordinates: 43°30′27″N 1°37′03″E / 43.5075°N 1.6175°E / 43.5075; 1.6175
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Escalquens
Intercommunality Sicoval
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Henri Valés
Area1 10.03 km2 (3.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 771
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 31192 /31450
Elevation 165–256 m (541–840 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 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.

Fourquevaux is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1793 616—    
1800 764+24.0%
1806 637−16.6%
1821 687+7.8%
1831 694+1.0%
1836 795+14.6%
1841 822+3.4%
1846 833+1.3%
1851 865+3.8%
1856 729−15.7%
1861 692−5.1%
1866 622−10.1%
1872 627+0.8%
1876 611−2.6%
1881 594−2.8%
1886 559−5.9%
1891 529−5.4%
1896 541+2.3%
1901 522−3.5%
1906 503−3.6%
1911 505+0.4%
1921 444−12.1%
1926 443−0.2%
1931 452+2.0%
1936 448−0.9%
1946 392−12.5%
1954 392+0.0%
1962 345−12.0%
1968 351+1.7%
1975 460+31.1%
1982 557+21.1%
1990 639+14.7%
1999 717+12.2%
2008 771+7.5%

Sights[edit]

The Château de Fourquevaux is a 15th- and 16th-century castle. With its 18th-century orangery, it has been listed since 1979 as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.culture.gouv.fr, accessed 16 March 2008