Fronton, Haute-Garonne

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Fronton
The covered market in Fronton
The covered market in Fronton
Coat of arms of Fronton
Coat of arms
Location of Fronton
Fronton is located in France
Fronton
Fronton
Fronton is located in Occitanie
Fronton
Fronton
Coordinates: 43°50′28″N 1°23′25″E / 43.8411°N 1.3903°E / 43.8411; 1.3903Coordinates: 43°50′28″N 1°23′25″E / 43.8411°N 1.3903°E / 43.8411; 1.3903
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementToulouse
CantonVillemur-sur-Tarn
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Hélène Champagnac
Area
1
45.79 km2 (17.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
6,151
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31202 /31620
Elevation101–198 m (331–650 ft)
(avg. 147 m or 482 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

It lies 28 km north of Toulouse and within its metropolitan area.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,633—    
18002,053+25.7%
18062,139+4.2%
18211,987−7.1%
18312,225+12.0%
18362,151−3.3%
18412,141−0.5%
18462,190+2.3%
18512,143−2.1%
18562,190+2.2%
18612,196+0.3%
18662,273+3.5%
18722,290+0.7%
18762,445+6.8%
18812,416−1.2%
18862,447+1.3%
18912,481+1.4%
18962,328−6.2%
19012,155−7.4%
19062,034−5.6%
19111,896−6.8%
19211,901+0.3%
19262,005+5.5%
19312,018+0.6%
19362,016−0.1%
19462,049+1.6%
19542,107+2.8%
19622,169+2.9%
19682,272+4.7%
19752,525+11.1%
19822,814+11.4%
19903,335+18.5%
19993,891+16.7%
20085,384+38.4%

Wine[edit]

It is the centre of one of the oldest wine regions in France, producing the AOC Côtes du Frontonnais, based (50%) on the local négrette grape (known as Pinot Saint-George in the United States) plus some or other of Syrah, Côt, cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon, fer servadou, gamay, cinsaut and mauzac.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.