Gajan, Ariège

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Gajan
The church in Gajan
The church in Gajan
Gajan is located in France
Gajan
Gajan
Coordinates: 43°02′01″N 1°07′39″E / 43.0336°N 1.1275°E / 43.0336; 1.1275Coordinates: 43°02′01″N 1°07′39″E / 43.0336°N 1.1275°E / 43.0336; 1.1275
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Saint-Girons
Canton Saint-Lizier
Intercommunality Bas-Couserans
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Monique Boutonnier
Area1 8.17 km2 (3.15 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 297
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 09128 / 09190
Elevation 365–600 m (1,198–1,969 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 143 —    
1968 180 +25.9%
1975 201 +11.7%
1982 210 +4.5%
1990 281 +33.8%
1999 290 +3.2%
2008 297 +2.4%

See also[edit]

Ficus carica on a Gajan field
Fraxinus excelsior perforated by woodpeckers

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