Solomiac

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Solomiac
War memorial and market hall
War memorial and market hall
Location of Solomiac
Solomiac is located in France
Solomiac
Solomiac
Solomiac is located in Occitanie
Solomiac
Solomiac
Coordinates: 43°48′23″N 0°53′54″E / 43.8064°N 0.8983°E / 43.8064; 0.8983Coordinates: 43°48′23″N 0°53′54″E / 43.8064°N 0.8983°E / 43.8064; 0.8983
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementCondom
CantonGimone-Arrats
IntercommunalityBastides du Val d'Arrats
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Mantovani
Area
1
13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
488
 • Density35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32436 /32120
Elevation115–202 m (377–663 ft)
(avg. 113 m or 371 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Solomiac is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France.

Geography[edit]

Solomiac and its surrounding communes

History[edit]

Solomiac was founded in 1322, by the Planselve Abbey, the Cistercian monastery, which was active from 1143 until 1789 and Beraud, the Seneschal of Solomiac.

Structure[edit]

This Bastide has the typical central market square with the halle, the market building in the center of this open space. The market building is built with stone with wooden and stone pillars on the roof. Around this area there are the typical stone houses with the arcades. At the top of the square, where is a church.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962519—    
1968505−2.7%
1975446−11.7%
1982391−12.3%
1990363−7.2%
1999364+0.3%
2008418+14.8%

See also[edit]

  • Communes of the Gers department
  • "Select Solomiac, at All Bastides". John Reps Collection. Cornell University Library.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.