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Coat of arms of L'Isle-en-Dodon
Coat of arms
L'Isle-en-Dodon is located in France
Coordinates: 43°22′56″N 0°50′10″E / 43.3822°N 0.8361°E / 43.3822; 0.8361Coordinates: 43°22′56″N 0°50′10″E / 43.3822°N 0.8361°E / 43.3822; 0.8361
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Cazères
Intercommunality Portes du Comminges
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Brousse
Area1 22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,084
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 31239 /31230
Elevation 187–326 m (614–1,070 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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-en-Dodon is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France


L'Isle-en-Dodon is located on the Save river, at the northern end of the plate of Lannemezan. The slopes which surround the city point out the nearby gersois country.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,779 —    
1968 2,046 +15.0%
1975 2,022 −1.2%
1982 2,039 +0.8%
1990 2,037 −0.1%
1999 1,905 −6.5%
2008 2,084 +9.4%


L'Isle-en-Dodon is 60 kilometres from Toulouse by road, a journey which takes approximately an hour. A regular bus service runs three times a day to Toulouse. At Saint-Gaudens, 45 km (28 mi) to the south in the valley of the Garonne, the A64 autoroute and the SNCF train line pass.

See also[edit]

Communes of the Haute-Garonne department