Montespan

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Montespan
Coat of arms of Montespan
Coat of arms
Location of Montespan
Montespan is located in France
Montespan
Montespan
Montespan is located in Occitanie
Montespan
Montespan
Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 0°51′18″E / 43.0858°N 0.855°E / 43.0858; 0.855Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 0°51′18″E / 43.0858°N 0.855°E / 43.0858; 0.855
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementSaint-Gaudens
CantonBagnères-de-Luchon
IntercommunalityCanton de Salies-du-Salat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Christine Llorens
Area
1
12.57 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
438
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31372 /31260
Elevation298–522 m (978–1,713 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

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

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962473—    
1968479+1.3%
1975432−9.8%
1982428−0.9%
1990398−7.0%
1999422+6.0%
2008438+3.8%

Sights[edit]

The remains of a 13th-century castle, the Château de Montespan, have been listed since 1926 as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.culture.gouv.fr, accessed 16 March 2008