Marsan

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Marsan
The church and the war memorial.
The church and the war memorial.
Location of Marsan
Marsan is located in France
Marsan
Marsan
Marsan is located in Occitanie
Marsan
Marsan
Coordinates: 43°39′27″N 0°43′23″E / 43.6575°N 0.7231°E / 43.6575; 0.7231Coordinates: 43°39′27″N 0°43′23″E / 43.6575°N 0.7231°E / 43.6575; 0.7231
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementAuch
CantonAuch-2
IntercommunalityArrats-Gimone
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Aymeri de Montesquiou (PR)
Area
1
14.93 km2 (5.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
476
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32237 /32270
Elevation158–256 m (518–840 ft)
(avg. 196 m or 643 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Marsan is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Marsan and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962219—    
1968301+37.4%
1975307+2.0%
1982330+7.5%
1990420+27.3%
1999430+2.4%
2008416−3.3%

There exists a Swedish vanilla sauce product called Marsán [sv], the name inspired by a visit by the owner to Marsan, Gers in the 1920s. [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.ekstroms.se/produkter/view/marsan-vaniljsas-att-koka-pulver-330-g/