Montesquiou

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Montesquiou
Commune
Montesquiou 6.jpg
Coat of arms of Montesquiou
Coat of arms
Montesquiou is located in France
Montesquiou
Montesquiou
Location within Occitanie region
Montesquiou is located in Occitanie
Montesquiou
Montesquiou
Coordinates: 43°34′46″N 0°19′47″E / 43.5794°N 0.3297°E / 43.5794; 0.3297Coordinates: 43°34′46″N 0°19′47″E / 43.5794°N 0.3297°E / 43.5794; 0.3297
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementMirande
CantonPardiac-Rivière-Basse
IntercommunalityCœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Perrussan
Area146.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Population (2008)2605
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code32285 /32320
Elevation145–256 m (476–840 ft)
(avg. 277 m or 909 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.

Montesquiou (Gascon: Montesquiu) is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France. It is the historic seat of the Montesquiou family.

Geography[edit]

Montesquiou and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962538—    
1968645+19.9%
1975605−6.2%
1982604−0.2%
1990579−4.1%
1999570−1.6%
2008605+6.1%

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