Tournefeuille

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Tournefeuille
The church in Tournefeuille
The church in Tournefeuille
Coat of arms of Tournefeuille
Location of Tournefeuille
Tournefeuille is located in France
Tournefeuille
Tournefeuille
Tournefeuille is located in Occitanie
Tournefeuille
Tournefeuille
Coordinates: 43°35′07″N 1°20′39″E / 43.5853°N 1.3442°E / 43.5853; 1.3442Coordinates: 43°35′07″N 1°20′39″E / 43.5853°N 1.3442°E / 43.5853; 1.3442
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementToulouse
CantonTournefeuille
IntercommunalityToulouse Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Dominique Fouchier[1]
Area
1
18.17 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
28,117
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31557 /31170
Elevation146–190 m (479–623 ft)
(avg. 140 m or 460 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Tournefeuille (French pronunciation: ​[tuʁnəfœj]; Languedocien: Tornafuèlha) is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

It is the second-largest suburb of the city of Toulouse, and is adjacent to it on the west side. It is a member of the Toulouse Métropole.

Geography[edit]

The Touch flows northeast through the commune and crosses the town.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1793 535—    
1800 522−0.35%
1806 530+0.25%
1821 706+1.93%
1831 737+0.43%
1836 725−0.33%
1841 737+0.33%
1846 764+0.72%
1851 769+0.13%
1856 682−2.37%
1861 720+1.09%
1866 735+0.41%
1872 702−0.76%
1876 799+3.29%
1881 761−0.97%
1886 791+0.78%
1891 775−0.41%
1896 771−0.10%
1901 808+0.94%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1906 824+0.39%
1911 785−0.97%
1921 829+0.55%
1926 864+0.83%
1931 972+2.38%
1936 999+0.55%
1946 1,295+2.63%
1954 1,577+2.49%
1962 2,209+4.30%
1968 3,438+7.65%
1975 5,291+6.35%
1982 8,541+7.08%
1990 16,669+8.72%
1999 22,758+3.52%
2007 25,709+1.54%
2012 26,342+0.49%
2017 26,962+0.47%
2019 28,117+2.12%
Source: EHESS[3] and INSEE (1968-2017)[4]

The inhabitants of the commune are known as Tournefeuillais and Tournefeuillaises.

Twin towns[edit]

Tournefeuille is currently twinned with Graus in Spain.

Sport[edit]

Tournefeuille's football club is famous for being Manchester City's Gael Clichy's youth team.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires" (in French). data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises. 13 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  3. ^ Des villages de Cassini aux communes d'aujourd'hui: Commune data sheet Tournefeuille, EHESS. (in French)
  4. ^ Population en historique depuis 1968, INSEE

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