Colomiers


Colomiers

Colomiers

Colomiers is located in France
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Colomiers
Administration
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Toulouse
Canton Toulouse-13
Intercommunality Greater Toulouse
Mayor Bernard Sicard (PS)
(2001–2008)
Statistics
Elevation 145–191 m (476–627 ft)
(avg. 160 m/520 ft)
Land area1 20.83 km2 (8.04 sq mi)
Population2 33,200  (2008)
 - Density 1,594 /km2 (4,130 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 31149/ 31770
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°36′50″N 1°20′12″E / 43.6138888889°N 1.33666666667°E / 43.6138888889; 1.33666666667

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

It is the largest suburb of the city of Toulouse, and is adjacent to it on the west side. It is a member of the Urban community of Greater Toulouse.

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Population

Historical population of Colomiers
1936 1954 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
1860 3195 4607 10,584 20,126 23,326 26,979 28,538 33,200

Transportation

In 1971 it became the first area of France to offer zero-fare public transport, which is still in operation at present.[1]

Education

There is an international school in Colomiers (International School of Toulouse or IST) which is run by Airbus and which prepares for the International Baccalaureate, and a Lycée International including a German school (Deutsche Schule Toulouse, DST).

Sport

US Colomiers is a French rugby union club based in Colomiers.

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References

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