Marsoulas

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Marsoulas
Commune
Marsoulas is located in France
Marsoulas
Marsoulas
Location within Occitanie region
Marsoulas is located in Occitanie
Marsoulas
Marsoulas
Coordinates: 43°06′23″N 0°59′58″E / 43.1064°N 0.9994°E / 43.1064; 0.9994Coordinates: 43°06′23″N 0°59′58″E / 43.1064°N 0.9994°E / 43.1064; 0.9994
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Bagnères-de-Luchon
Intercommunality Canton de Salies-du-Salat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alexandre Adler
Area1 2.4 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 141
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 31321 /31260
Elevation 292–422 m (958–1,385 ft)
(avg. 384 m or 1,260 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.

Marsoulas is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

It is notable for a cave in which palæolithic artifacts and paintings were discovered.[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
196279—    
1968114+44.3%
197594−17.5%
1982100+6.4%
1990112+12.0%
1999137+22.3%
2008141+2.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recent Excavation in the Marsoulas Cave". Nature. 129: 273–274. 20 February 1932. doi:10.1038/129273d0. Retrieved 24 September 2015.