Giroussens

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Giroussens
Coat of arms of Giroussens
Coat of arms
Giroussens is located in France
Giroussens
Giroussens
Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 1°46′37″E / 43.7631°N 1.7769°E / 43.7631; 1.7769Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 1°46′37″E / 43.7631°N 1.7769°E / 43.7631; 1.7769
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Lavaur
Intercommunality Pays Rabastinois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Claustre
Area
 • Land1 41.67 km2 (16.09 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,213
 • Population2 density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81104 / 81500
Elevation 95–272 m (312–892 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 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.

Giroussens is a commune in the department of Tarn in southern France. It is particularly famous for its market of European pottery that attracts a lot of tourists in the spring.

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The commune is traversed by the river Dadou.

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