Gimont

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Gimont
The town hall
The town hall
Coat of arms of Gimont
Coat of arms
Gimont is located in France
Gimont
Gimont
Coordinates: 43°37′39″N 0°52′39″E / 43.6275°N 0.8775°E / 43.6275; 0.8775Coordinates: 43°37′39″N 0°52′39″E / 43.6275°N 0.8775°E / 43.6275; 0.8775
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Auch
Canton Gimone-Arrats
Intercommunality Arrats-Gimone
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Duffau
Area1 27.58 km2 (10.65 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,874
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 32147 /32200
Elevation 144–232 m (472–761 ft)
(avg. 180 m or 590 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.

Gimont (French pronunciation: ​[ʒiˈmõ]; [ʤiˈmunt]) is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France. It is about 40 km (25 mi) west of Toulouse.

Geography[edit]

Gimont and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,506 —    
1968 2,878 +14.8%
1975 2,867 −0.4%
1982 2,950 +2.9%
1990 2,819 −4.4%
1999 2,734 −3.0%
2008 2,874 +5.1%

International relations[edit]

Gimont is twinned with Enniscorthy in Ireland.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Enniscorthy Twinning" (PDF). Wexford County Council Report (page 108). Retrieved 2008-06-23.