Montmaurin

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Montmaurin
Roman villa
Roman villa
Coat of arms of Montmaurin
Coat of arms
Location of Montmaurin
Montmaurin is located in France
Montmaurin
Montmaurin
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
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementSaint-Gaudens
CantonSaint-Gaudens
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Gaspin
Area
1
8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
226
 • Density27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31385 /31350
Elevation284–430 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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