Marsan (French pronunciation: ​[maʁsɑ̃]; Occitan: Marçan, [marsa]) is a commune in the Gers department, southwestern France.

Marsan
The church and the war memorial.
The church and the war memorial.
Coat of arms of Marsan
Location of Marsan
Marsan is located in France
Marsan
Marsan
Marsan is located in Occitanie
Marsan
Marsan
Coordinates: 43°39′27″N 0°43′23″E / 43.6575°N 0.7231°E / 43.6575; 0.7231Coordinates: 43°39′27″N 0°43′23″E / 43.6575°N 0.7231°E / 43.6575; 0.7231
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementAuch
CantonAuch-2
IntercommunalityCoteaux Arrats Gimone
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Aymeri de Montesquiou (PR)
Area
1
14.93 km2 (5.76 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
483
 • Density32/km2 (84/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Marsannais.e
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32237 /32270
Elevation158–256 m (518–840 ft)
(avg. 196 m or 643 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

 
Marsan and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962219—    
1968301+37.4%
1975307+2.0%
1982330+7.5%
1990420+27.3%
1999430+2.4%
2008416−3.3%

There exists a Swedish vanilla sauce product called Marsán [sv], the name inspired by a visit by the owner to Marsan, Gers in the 1920s.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Marsán® dessertsås att koka | Våra produkter".