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Mairie de Muret.JPG
Town hall of Muret
Coat of arms of Muret
Coat of arms
Muret is located in France
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Muret
Canton Muret
Intercommunality Murétains
Mayor André Mandement
Elevation 152–305 m (499–1,001 ft)
(avg. 229 m/751 ft)
Land area1 57.8 km2 (22.3 sq mi)
Population2 24,725  (2013)
 - Density 428 /km2 (1,110 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31395/ 31600
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°27′40″N 1°19′36″E / 43.4611°N 1.3267°E / 43.4611; 1.3267

Muret (Occitan gascon: Murèth) is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department, of which it is a subprefecture, in the Occitanie region of southwestern France.

Geography[change | change source]

Muret has an area of 57.8 km2 (22.3 sq mi),[1] and its average altitude is 229 m (751 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 169 m (554 ft).[2]

Muret and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Muret

The communes that are around Aubusson are Seysses, Roques, Saubens, Villate, Eaunes , Le Fauga, Beaumont-sur-Lèze, Saint-Hilaire, Lherm, Lamasquère,Saint-Clar-de-Rivière and Labastidette.

Muret is on the Garonne river at its confluence with the Louge, which flows northeast through the commune. The Garonne flows north through the commune and forms part of its northern border.

Muret has an oceanic climate with relatively hot summers, mild winters and abundant rainfall, Cfb in the Köppen climate classification.[3]

Population[change | change source]

The commune of Muret has a population, in 2013, of 24,725;[4] its population density is of 427.8 inhabitants/km2.

The inhabitants of Muret are known, in French, as Murétains (women: Murétaines).[5]

Education[change | change source]

A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) is in Muret.

Sister city[change | change source]

Muret is twinned with:

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Commune de Muret (31395) - Résumé statistique" (in French). Publications et statistiques pour la France ou les régions. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  2. "Muret". Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  3. "Ville de Muret" (in French). Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  4. "Populations légales 2013 de la commune - 31395-Muret" (in French). Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques - INSEE. Retrieved 14 September 2016.
  5. "Muret (31600)" (in French). Retrieved 14 September 2016.

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