Marsan

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Marsan
Commune
The church and the war memorial.
The church and the war memorial.
Marsan is located in France
Marsan
Marsan
Location within Occitanie region
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
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Auch
Canton Auch-2
Intercommunality Arrats-Gimone
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Aymeri de Montesquiou (PR)
Area1 14.93 km2 (5.76 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 416
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 32237 /32270
Elevation 158–256 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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

Geography[edit]

Marsan and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 219 —    
1968 301 +37.4%
1975 307 +2.0%
1982 330 +7.5%
1990 420 +27.3%
1999 430 +2.4%
2008 416 −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. [1]

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