Montespan

Montespan is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department of southwestern France.

Montespan
The chateau ruins in Montespan
The chateau ruins in Montespan
Coat of arms of Montespan
Coat of arms
Location of Montespan
Montespan is located in France
Montespan
Montespan
Montespan is located in Occitanie
Montespan
Montespan
Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 0°51′18″E / 43.0858°N 0.855°E / 43.0858; 0.855Coordinates: 43°05′09″N 0°51′18″E / 43.0858°N 0.855°E / 43.0858; 0.855
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementSaint-Gaudens
CantonBagnères-de-Luchon
IntercommunalityCanton de Salies-du-Salat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marie-Christine Llorens
Area
1
12.57 km2 (4.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
455
 • Density36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31372 /31260
Elevation298–522 m (978–1,713 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

PopulationEdit

YearPop.±%
1962473—    
1968479+1.3%
1975432−9.8%
1982428−0.9%
1990398−7.0%
1999422+6.0%
2008438+3.8%

SightsEdit

The remains of a 13th-century castle, the Château de Montespan, have been listed since 1926 as a historic site by the French Ministry of Culture.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ www.culture.gouv.fr, accessed 16 March 2008