Nogaro

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Nogaro
Saint-Nicolas church
Saint-Nicolas church
Coat of arms of Nogaro
Coat of arms
Location of Nogaro
Nogaro is located in France
Nogaro
Nogaro
Nogaro is located in Occitanie
Nogaro
Nogaro
Coordinates: 43°46′N 0°02′W / 43.76°N 0.03°W / 43.76; -0.03Coordinates: 43°46′N 0°02′W / 43.76°N 0.03°W / 43.76; -0.03
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementCondom
CantonGrand-Bas-Armagnac
IntercommunalityBas-Armagnac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Peyret
Area
1
11.06 km2 (4.27 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
1,975
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32296 /32110
Elevation89–148 m (292–486 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.

Nogaro (Gascon: Nogaròu) is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France. It is the site of a distillery of Armagnac brandy.

Geography[edit]

Nogaro and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,859—    
19682,140+15.1%
19752,113−1.3%
19822,013−4.7%
19902,008−0.2%
19991,881−6.3%
20081,975+5.0%

Sports[edit]

Nogaro is the site of Circuit Paul Armagnac, a motorsport race track.

Notable people[edit]

The historian and palaeographer Charles Samaran (1879–1982) died in Nogaro.

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