Solomiac

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Solomiac
War memorial and market hall
War memorial and market hall
Solomiac is located in France
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
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Gers
Arrondissement Condom
Canton Mauvezin
Intercommunality Bastides du Val d'Arrats
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Mantovani
Area1 13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 418
 • Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 32436 /32120
Elevation 115–202 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 519 —    
1968 505 −2.7%
1975 446 −11.7%
1982 391 −12.3%
1990 363 −7.2%
1999 364 +0.3%
2008 418 +14.8%

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