Roques, Gers

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Roques
Roques-du-Gers-2008.JPG
Roques is located in France
Roques
Roques
Coordinates: 43°50′55″N 0°17′49″E / 43.8486°N 0.2969°E / 43.8486; 0.2969Coordinates: 43°50′55″N 0°17′49″E / 43.8486°N 0.2969°E / 43.8486; 0.2969
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Condom
Canton Valence-sur-Baïse
Intercommunality Artagnan en Fézensac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierrette Menal
Area1 8.48 km2 (3.27 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 120
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 32351 /32310
Elevation 91–195 m (299–640 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

Roques also referred to as Roques-du-Gers is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

It sits on a high ridge above the surrounding countryside approximately 11 km (6.8 mi) south of Condom.

Roques and its surrounding communes

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 157 —    
1968 143 −8.9%
1975 125 −12.6%
1982 135 +8.0%
1990 130 −3.7%
1999 120 −7.7%
2008 120 +0.0%

Personalities[edit]

It was home to American architectural scholar, Norval White.

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