Aussillon

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Aussillon
Coat of arms of Aussillon
Coat of arms
Aussillon is located in France
Aussillon
Aussillon
Coordinates: 43°29′56″N 2°21′57″E / 43.4989°N 2.3658°E / 43.4989; 2.3658Coordinates: 43°29′56″N 2°21′57″E / 43.4989°N 2.3658°E / 43.4989; 2.3658
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Mazamet-Sud-Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2012) Didier Houlès
Area1 10.26 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 6,876
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81021 / 81200
Elevation 198–805 m (650–2,641 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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.

Aussillon is a commune of the Tarn department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The Thoré forms the commune's northern border.

Château du Thoré[edit]

The Château du Thoré is a castle built from 1893 to 1894 by Armand Puech, who invented a water-filter system. It has a very large park, and is still inhabited today.

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