Carmaux

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Carmaux
Carmaux-centre.jpg
Coat of arms of Carmaux
Coat of arms
Carmaux is located in France
Carmaux
Carmaux
Coordinates: 44°03′00″N 2°09′32″E / 44.05°N 2.1589°E / 44.05; 2.1589Coordinates: 44°03′00″N 2°09′32″E / 44.05°N 2.1589°E / 44.05; 2.1589
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Albi
Canton Carmaux-Nord and Carmaux-Sud
Area1 14.16 km2 (5.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 10,464
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81060 / 81400
Elevation 228–340 m (748–1,115 ft)
(avg. 235 m or 771 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.

Carmaux is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

Industries[edit]

Carmaux was famous for its industries of coal mining (from the thirteenth century to 2000) and its glassworks (from the eighteenth century to 1931).

Geography[edit]

The Cérou flows northwestward through the commune and crosses the town.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population of Carmaux
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 14565 14755 13208 12113 10957 10231 10464
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

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