Montesquiou

Montesquiou (French pronunciation: ​[mɔ̃tɛskju]; Gascon: Montesquiu) is a commune in the Gers department in southwestern France. It is the historic seat of the Montesquiou family.

Montesquiou
A general view of Montesquiou
A general view of Montesquiou
Coat of arms of Montesquiou
Coat of arms
Location of Montesquiou
Montesquiou is located in France
Montesquiou
Montesquiou
Montesquiou is located in Occitanie
Montesquiou
Montesquiou
Coordinates: 43°34′46″N 0°19′47″E / 43.5794°N 0.3297°E / 43.5794; 0.3297Coordinates: 43°34′46″N 0°19′47″E / 43.5794°N 0.3297°E / 43.5794; 0.3297
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentGers
ArrondissementMirande
CantonPardiac-Rivière-Basse
IntercommunalityCœur d'Astarac en Gascogne
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Étienne Verret
Area
1
46.8 km2 (18.1 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
574
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
32285 /32320
Elevation145–256 m (476–840 ft)
(avg. 277 m or 909 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

 
Montesquiou and its surrounding communes

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962538—    
1968645+19.9%
1975605−6.2%
1982604−0.2%
1990579−4.1%
1999570−1.6%
2008605+6.1%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.