Saurat

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Saurat
Village de Saurat.JPG
Coat of arms of Saurat
Coat of arms
Saurat is located in France
Saurat
Saurat
Coordinates: 42°52′42″N 1°32′18″E / 42.8783°N 1.5383°E / 42.8783; 1.5383Coordinates: 42°52′42″N 1°32′18″E / 42.8783°N 1.5383°E / 42.8783; 1.5383
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Tarascon-sur-Ariège
Intercommunality Pays de Tarascon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Anne-Marie Basseras
Area
 • Land1 44.29 km2 (17.10 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 596
 • Population2 density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09280 / 09400
Elevation 621–1,941 m (2,037–6,368 ft)
(avg. 678 m or 2,224 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.

Saurat is a commune in the Ariège department in southwestern France.

Population[edit]

Inhabitants of Saurat are called Sauratois.

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 915 —    
1968 1,007 +10.1%
1975 812 −19.4%
1982 693 −14.7%
1990 652 −5.9%
1999 601 −7.8%
2008 596 −0.8%

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