L'Isle-Jourdain, Gers

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L'Isle-Jourdain
Commune
L'Isle-jourdain (Gers) - Rue de la République - Collégiale Saint-Martin - 20060831.jpg
Coat of arms of L'Isle-Jourdain
Coat of arms
L'Isle-Jourdain is located in France
L'Isle-Jourdain
L'Isle-Jourdain
Coordinates: 43°36′52″N 1°04′54″E / 43.6144°N 1.0817°E / 43.6144; 1.0817Coordinates: 43°36′52″N 1°04′54″E / 43.6144°N 1.0817°E / 43.6144; 1.0817
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Auch
Canton L'Isle-Jourdain
Intercommunality Save Lisloise
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Tourné
Area1 70.48 km2 (27.21 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 7,025
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 32160 /32600
Elevation 136–304 m (446–997 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

L'Isle-Jourdain (Occitan: L'Isla de Baish [ˈlizlɔ ðe βaʃ]) is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France. The lexicographers Claude (1854–1924) and Paul Augé (1881–1951) were born in L'isle-Jourdain.

Geography[edit]

L'Isle-Jourdain and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1793 4,146 —    
1800 3,792 −8.5%
1806 4,159 +9.7%
1821 4,257 +2.4%
1831 4,307 +1.2%
1841 4,933 +14.5%
1846 4,865 −1.4%
1851 4,921 +1.2%
1856 4,773 −3.0%
1861 4,867 +2.0%
1866 4,954 +1.8%
1872 4,864 −1.8%
1876 4,671 −4.0%
1881 4,479 −4.1%
1886 4,572 +2.1%
1891 4,442 −2.8%
1896 4,305 −3.1%
1901 4,122 −4.3%
1906 3,885 −5.7%
1911 3,774 −2.9%
1921 3,313 −12.2%
1926 3,560 +7.5%
1931 3,535 −0.7%
1936 3,527 −0.2%
1946 3,536 +0.3%
1954 3,447 −2.5%
1962 3,675 +6.6%
1968 4,002 +8.9%
1975 4,195 +4.8%
1982 4,358 +3.9%
1990 5,029 +15.4%
1999 5,560 +10.6%
2008 7,025 +26.3%

Its inhabitants are called Lislois.

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