Le Fossat

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Le Fossat
The church in Le Fossat
The church in Le Fossat
Coat of arms of Le Fossat
Coat of arms
Le Fossat is located in France
Le Fossat
Le Fossat
Coordinates: 43°10′30″N 1°24′32″E / 43.175°N 1.4089°E / 43.175; 1.4089Coordinates: 43°10′30″N 1°24′32″E / 43.175°N 1.4089°E / 43.175; 1.4089
Country France
Region Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Pamiers
Canton Le Fossat
Intercommunality Vallée de la Lèze
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Campmas
Area1 14.41 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,010
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 09124 / 09130
Elevation 231–353 m (758–1,158 ft)
(avg. 243 m or 797 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.

Le Fossat is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

The Lèze flows northwest through the middle of the commune and crosses the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 644 —    
1968 656 +1.9%
1975 687 +4.7%
1982 658 −4.2%
1990 754 +14.6%
1999 783 +3.8%
2008 1,010 +29.0%

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