Mont-d'Astarac

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Mont-d'Astarac
Restored gate and tower
Restored gate and tower
Location of Mont-d'Astarac
Mont-d'Astarac is located in France
Mont-d'Astarac
Mont-d'Astarac
Mont-d'Astarac is located in Occitanie
Mont-d'Astarac
Mont-d'Astarac
Coordinates: 43°19′45″N 0°34′08″E / 43.3292°N 0.5689°E / 43.3292; 0.5689Coordinates: 43°19′45″N 0°34′08″E / 43.3292°N 0.5689°E / 43.3292; 0.5689
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementMirande
CantonAstarac-Gimone
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Françoise Casale
Area
1
8.05 km2 (3.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
110
 • Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32280 /32140
Elevation234–386 m (768–1,266 ft)
(avg. 349 m or 1,145 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Mont-d'Astarac is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Mont-d'Astarac and its surrounding communes

History[edit]

The innerside of the gate.
The church.
Interior of the church including murals.

Its history goes back up in the years 930, when it became the first capital of Astarac. Indeed, it is on the still visible feudal clod this day that was Arnaud Garcia's castle which becomes established there having inherited the County of Astarac of hisfather Count de Gascogne, Garcia Sanche says the Bent - defer small son of the count of Castille- To see for its monuments - tower, and church - registered on the Historic Monuments of France and for its very beautiful murals dating the 15th century.[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962132—    
1968122−7.6%
1975107−12.3%
1982112+4.7%
1990103−8.0%
1999102−1.0%
200896−5.9%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ Mont d'Astarac