Belcastel, Tarn

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Coat of arms of Belcastel
Coat of arms
Belcastel is located in France
Coordinates: 43°39′00″N 1°45′25″E / 43.65°N 1.7569°E / 43.65; 1.7569Coordinates: 43°39′00″N 1°45′25″E / 43.65°N 1.7569°E / 43.65; 1.7569
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Lavaur
Intercommunality SESCAL
Area1 10.81 km2 (4.17 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 196
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81025 / 81500
Elevation 173–271 m (568–889 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 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.

Belcastel, Tarn (Occitan: Bèl Castèl, meaning beautiful castle) is a commune of the Tarn department of southern France.

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