Labastide-Murat

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Labastide-Murat
Labastide-Murat is located in France
Labastide-Murat
Labastide-Murat
Coordinates: 44°38′53″N 1°34′06″E / 44.6481°N 1.5683°E / 44.6481; 1.5683Coordinates: 44°38′53″N 1°34′06″E / 44.6481°N 1.5683°E / 44.6481; 1.5683
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Lot
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Gourdon
Canton Canton of Labastide-Murat
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Causse de Labastide-Murat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien-Georges Foissac
Area1 27.27 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 690
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 46138 / 46240
Elevation 265–449 m (869–1,473 ft)
(avg. 447 m or 1,467 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.

Labastide-Murat, formerly Labastide-Fortunière is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. It was renamed after Napoleon Bonaparte's brother in law and famed Marshal of France Joachim Murat, who was born there in 1767.

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