Pibrac

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Pibrac
Pibrac va.jpg
Coat of arms of Pibrac
Coat of arms
Location of Pibrac
Pibrac is located in France
Pibrac
Pibrac
Pibrac is located in Occitanie
Pibrac
Pibrac
Coordinates: 43°37′03″N 1°17′08″E / 43.6175°N 1.2856°E / 43.6175; 1.2856Coordinates: 43°37′03″N 1°17′08″E / 43.6175°N 1.2856°E / 43.6175; 1.2856
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementToulouse
CantonToulouse-7
IntercommunalityToulouse Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Bon
Area
1
25.86 km2 (9.98 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
7,997
 • Density310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31417 /31820
Elevation145–237 m (476–778 ft)
(avg. 157 m or 515 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.

Pibrac is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France, located 15 km (9.3 mi) west of Toulouse.

It has recently grown thanks to the development of the aeroplane industry in the nearby town of Blagnac.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1780650—    
1812677+4.2%
1856880+30.0%
1886998+13.4%
1931771−22.7%
19621,036+34.4%
19681,518+46.5%
19752,291+50.9%
19824,245+85.3%
19905,879+38.5%
19997,440+26.6%
20087,997+7.5%

Sport[edit]

Pibrac has a patinodrome, a track for inline speed skating, as well as many other sporting facilities.

Personalities[edit]

It was the birthplace of Saint Germaine Cousin.

Monuments[edit]

The Château de Pibrac is a converted 16th century castle which is listed as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[1]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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