The village of Juillan is located at the North-West of the department of the Hautes-Pyrénées, with six kilometers in the South-west of Tarbes, chief town of the department. The proximity of this city, relative pole of employment and services, and the good road service road contributed to the development of the village and a certain attractivity confers to him.
The village extends on an alluvial plain drained by Geüne and Echez and is bordered in the South by the first under-Pyrenean hills. The relief is rather flat with however the subsistence of small islands limestones which resisted erosion. Indeed, two hillocks are distinguished in the landscape: one with the South-west of the commune to the Turon locality and the other in South-east with the Bellevue locality. Average altitude borders the 315 meters.
The name of Juillan would come from Juillanus Campus, lieutenant who would have been useful in the Roman legion.
Juillan belongs to the Communauté of communes of the Canton of Ossun.
Juillan counted, with the last official census of 1999,3506 inhabitants is nearly 1500 hearths distributed as follows:
- 18% people alone,
- 35% of households made up of two people,
- 21% of households made up of three people,
- 18% of households made up of four people,
- 6% of households made up of five people,
- 2% of households made up of six people and more
30% of the inhabitants of Juillan, are the majority, have between 40 to 59 years, 8,5% are 75 years old or more.
Places and monuments
Personalities related to the commune
Lionel Beauxis, International player of Rugby.
- Nathalie Butteux, champion of France of agility.
- Common of the Hautes-Pyrénées
- Site of the commune of Juillan
- Of the old photographs of Juillan on this site
- Juillan on the site of the national geographical Institute
- Juillan on the site of INSEE
- Juillan on the site of Quid
- Localization of Juillan on a chart of France and communes bordering
- Plane on Juillan on Mapquest
SourcesInternet site of the commune: http://www.juillan.fr
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