Montmaurin

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Montmaurin
Commune
Roman villa
Roman villa
Coat of arms of Montmaurin
Coat of arms
Montmaurin is located in France
Montmaurin
Montmaurin
Location within Occitanie region
Montmaurin is located in Occitanie
Montmaurin
Montmaurin
Coordinates: 43°13′30″N 0°38′17″E / 43.225°N 0.6381°E / 43.225; 0.6381Coordinates: 43°13′30″N 0°38′17″E / 43.225°N 0.6381°E / 43.225; 0.6381
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Saint-Gaudens
Canton Saint-Gaudens
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Gaspin
Area1 8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 226
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 31385 /31350
Elevation 284–430 m (932–1,411 ft)
(avg. 379 m or 1,243 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.

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

Montmaurin has one of the largest and most luxurious Gallo-Roman villas in France. It consisted of over 200 rooms, laid out around a string of three courtyards, and included among its architectural features a Gaulish temple, baths, interior gardens and mosaics which are still visible.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962170—    
1968178+4.7%
1975191+7.3%
1982225+17.8%
1990205−8.9%
1999198−3.4%
2008226+14.1%

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