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Muret
Town hall of Muret
Town hall of Muret
Coat of arms of Muret
Coat of arms
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Haute-Garonne
Arrondissement Muret
Canton Muret
Intercommunality Murétains
Area1 57.8 km2 (22.3 sq mi)
Population (2013) 24,725
 • Density 427.8/km2 (1,107.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Muretains
Time zone CET (UTC+01:00)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02:00)
INSEE/Postal code 31395 /31600
Elevation 152–305 m (499–1,001 ft)
(avg. 229 m or 751 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

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

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.

Population

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

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

Education

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

Sister city

Muret is twinned with:

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