Arifat

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Arifat
Arifat is located in France
Arifat
Arifat
Coordinates: 43°47′07″N 2°21′53″E / 43.7853°N 2.3647°E / 43.7853; 2.3647Coordinates: 43°47′07″N 2°21′53″E / 43.7853°N 2.3647°E / 43.7853; 2.3647
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Montredon-Labessonnié
Intercommunality Montredonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Sylvain Cals
Area1 20.28 km2 (7.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 159
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81017 / 81360
Elevation 267–583 m (876–1,913 ft)
(avg. 430 m or 1,410 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.

Arifat (Occitan: Arifat) is a commune of the Tarn department in southern France.

The inhabitants are known as Arifatois.

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the river Dadou.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Arifat
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 182 215 195 201 171 158 159

Places of interest[edit]

  • Château d'Arifat
  • Cascade

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