Mirande (French pronunciation: [miʁɑ̃d] (listen); Occitan: Miranda) is a commune in the Gers department, Occitania, southwestern France.

Mirande
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Mirande
Location of Mirande
Mirande is located in France
Mirande
Mirande
Mirande is located in Occitanie
Mirande
Mirande
Coordinates: 43°31′N 0°24′E / 43.52°N 0.4°E / 43.52; 0.4Coordinates: 43°31′N 0°24′E / 43.52°N 0.4°E / 43.52; 0.4
CountryFrance
RegionOccitania
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementMirande
CantonMirande-Astarac
IntercommunalityCœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrick Fanton
Area
1
23.42 km2 (9.04 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[1]
3,450
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32256 /32300
Elevation139–268 m (456–879 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

 
Mirande and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,655—    
18001,558−5.9%
18061,968+26.3%
18212,128+8.1%
18312,532+19.0%
18412,724+7.6%
18463,797+39.4%
18513,454−9.0%
18563,509+1.6%
18613,304−5.8%
18662,733−17.3%
18723,885+42.2%
18763,812−1.9%
18813,748−1.7%
18863,916+4.5%
18914,244+8.4%
18963,771−11.1%
YearPop.±%
19013,867+2.5%
19063,642−5.8%
19113,424−6.0%
19212,559−25.3%
19262,694+5.3%
19312,761+2.5%
19363,019+9.3%
19463,592+19.0%
19543,500−2.6%
19623,610+3.1%
19684,075+12.9%
19753,879−4.8%
19823,871−0.2%
19903,565−7.9%
19993,568+0.1%
20083,725+4.4%
20083,664−1.6%

Sites of interestEdit

  • Town Hall
  • St. Mary's Cathedral
  • Astarac Square
  • Clock Tower
  • Rohan Tower

Leisure activitiesEdit

  • Aquapark "Ludina"

EventsEdit

  • Country Music Festival
  • Traditional markets

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2019". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 29 December 2021.

External linksEdit