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Montastruc, Tarn-et-Garonne

Montastruc is located in France
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn-et-Garonne
Arrondissement Montauban
Canton Lafrançaise
Intercommunality Sud Quercy de Lafrançaise
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Charles Malmon
Area1 4.67 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 217
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 82120 / 82130
Elevation 73–213 m (240–699 ft)
(avg. 80 m or 260 ft)

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.

Montastruc is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Midi-Pyrénées region in southern France.

Montrastruc is the site of a rock shelter in which prehistoric remains have been found. These include the carving of the Swimming Reindeer which is held by the British Museum and which was included in A History of the World in 100 Objects[1] and the Mammoth spear thrower.

See also


  1. ^ Swimming reindeer
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