Montussan

commune in Gironde, France

Montussan is a commune. It is found in the region Aquitaine in the Gironde department in the southwest of France.

Montussan
Montussan Mairie.JPG
Coat of arms of Montussan
Location of Montussan
Montussan is located in France
Montussan
Montussan
Montussan is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Montussan
Montussan
Coordinates: 44°52′57″N 0°25′38″W / 44.8825°N 0.4272°W / 44.8825; -0.4272Coordinates: 44°52′57″N 0°25′38″W / 44.8825°N 0.4272°W / 44.8825; -0.4272
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentGironde
ArrondissementBordeaux
CantonCenon
IntercommunalitySecteur de Saint-Loubès
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Claude Arnathau
Area
1
8.3 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)
2,620
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
33293 /33450
Elevation7–88 m (23–289 ft)
(avg. 58 m or 190 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Montussan is predominantly a rural landscape, with 52% cultivated land and 9% woods and meadows. It is renowed of its castles in the heart of the estates.