Mont-de-Marsan

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Mont-de-Marsan

Confluent Mont de Marsan.JPG
Confluence of the Douze and Midou rivers in Mont-de-Marsan
Coat of arms of Mont-de-Marsan
Mont-de-Marsan is located in France
Mont-de-Marsan
Administration
Country France
Region Aquitaine
Department Landes
Arrondissement Mont-de-Marsan
Intercommunality Marsan
Mayor Geneviève Darrieussecq
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 23–97 m (75–318 ft)
(avg. 63 m/207 ft)
Land area1 36.88 km2 (14.24 sq mi)
Population2 30,162  (2008)
 - Density 818 /km2 (2,120 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 40192/ 40000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 43°53′29″N 0°29′58″W / 43.8914°N 0.4994°W / 43.8914; -0.4994

Mont-de-Marsan is a commune and prefecture of the Landes department in Aquitaine in southwestern France.

Monuments and sites[change | edit source]

  • The Donjon Lacataye is the keep of a 14th century castle
  • Despiau-Wlérick Museum (1930s sculpture by two local artists)

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People born in Mont-de Marsan[change | edit source]

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Mont-de-Marsan is twinned with: