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|Canton||Mont-de-Marsan-1 and 2|
|• Mayor (2020–2026)||Charles Dayot|
|36.88 km2 (14.24 sq mi)|
|• Density||800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|Elevation||23–97 m (75–318 ft) |
(avg. 63 m or 207 ft)
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Mont-de-Marsan (French pronunciation: [mɔ̃ də maʁsɑ̃] ; Gascon: Lo Mont de Marçan ) is a commune and capital of the Landes department, New Aquitaine, southwestern France.
|Source: EHESS and INSEE (1968-2017)|
The French Air and Space Force operates the Constantin Rozanoff Mont-de-Marsan Air Base about 2 kilometres north of the town. The base includes CEAM (the French air force military experimentation and trials organisation), an air defense radar command reporting centre and an air defence control training site. Mont-de-Marsan Air Base was formerly home to France's first operational squadron of nuclear bombers, the Dassault Mirage IVA.
Stade Montois Club Omnisports is the city's main sports club, known for its rugby team Stade Montois and its football team Stade Montois (football).
Two historic punk rock music festivals were held in Mont-de-Marsan's bullring in 1976 and 1977.
Festival Arte Flamenco international festival created in 1989 in Mont-de-Marsan by the council of the Landes department.
Mont-de-Marsan is twinned with:
|Climate data for Mont-de-Marsan (1981–2010)|
|Record high °C (°F)||22.5|
|Average high °C (°F)||10.7|
|Average low °C (°F)||1.6|
|Record low °C (°F)||−19.8|
|Average precipitation mm (inches)||78.5|
|Average precipitation days||11.2||9.8||10.3||12.4||11.8||8.7||7.1||7.9||8.2||10.7||11.5||10.8||120.4|
|Average snowy days||1.2||1.2||0.5||0.1||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||0.4||0.9||4.3|
|Average relative humidity (%)||88||84||77||76||75||75||73||76||78||85||88||89||80.3|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||91.7||109.3||168.5||172.7||196.0||209.9||228.7||217.5||193.4||145.6||93.9||81.2||1,908.4|
|Source 1: Météo France|
|Source 2: Infoclimat.fr (humidity and snowy days, 1961–1990)|
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Montois may refer to:
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