Mirande

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Mirande
Subprefecture and commune
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Mirande
Coat of arms
Mirande is located in France
Mirande
Mirande
Location within Occitanie region
Mirande is located in Occitanie
Mirande
Mirande
Coordinates: 43°31′N 0°24′E / 43.52°N 0.4°E / 43.52; 0.4Coordinates: 43°31′N 0°24′E / 43.52°N 0.4°E / 43.52; 0.4
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Mirande
Canton Mirande-Astarac
Intercommunality Cœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Baudran
Area1 23.42 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,664
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 32256 /32300
Elevation 139–268 m (456–879 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

Mirande (French: [mi.ʁɑ̃d]; Occitan: Miranda) is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Mirande and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,655—    
18001,558−5.9%
18061,968+26.3%
18212,128+8.1%
18312,532+19.0%
18412,724+7.6%
18463,797+39.4%
18513,454−9.0%
18563,509+1.6%
18613,304−5.8%
18662,733−17.3%
18723,885+42.2%
18763,812−1.9%
18813,748−1.7%
18863,916+4.5%
18914,244+8.4%
18963,771−11.1%
19013,867+2.5%
19063,642−5.8%
19113,424−6.0%
19212,559−25.3%
19262,694+5.3%
19312,761+2.5%
19363,019+9.3%
19463,592+19.0%
19543,500−2.6%
19623,610+3.1%
19684,075+12.9%
19753,879−4.8%
19823,871−0.2%
19903,565−7.9%
19993,568+0.1%
20083,725+4.4%
20083,664−1.6%

Sites of interest[edit]

  • Town Hall
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Astarac Square
  • Clock Tower
  • Rohan Tower

Leisure activities[edit]

  • Aquapark "Ludina"

Events[edit]

  • Country Music Festival
  • Traditional markets

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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