Roques, Gers

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Roques
The church and surroundings in Roques
The church and surroundings in Roques
Location of Roques
Roques is located in France
Roques
Roques
Roques is located in Occitanie
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
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementAuch
CantonFezensac
IntercommunalityArtagnan en Fézensac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–) Pierrette Menal
Area
1
8.48 km2 (3.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
101
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32351 /32310
Elevation91–195 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.

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
YearPop.±%
1962157—    
1968143−8.9%
1975125−12.6%
1982135+8.0%
1990130−3.7%
1999120−7.7%
2008120+0.0%
201496−20.0%
[2] —    

Personalities[edit]

It was home to American architectural scholar, Norval White.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Comparateur de territoire − Commune de Roques (32351) - Insee". www.insee.fr. Retrieved 11 April 2018.