Lacaune

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For the sheep breed, see Lacaune (sheep).
Lacaune
The fountain in Lacaune
The fountain in Lacaune
Coat of arms of Lacaune
Coat of arms
Lacaune is located in France
Lacaune
Lacaune
Coordinates: 43°42′34″N 2°41′35″E / 43.7094°N 2.6931°E / 43.7094; 2.6931Coordinates: 43°42′34″N 2°41′35″E / 43.7094°N 2.6931°E / 43.7094; 2.6931
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Lacaune
Intercommunality Monts de Lacaune
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Cabrol
Area1 91.36 km2 (35.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 2,972
 • Density 33/km2 (84/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81124 / 81230
Elevation 598–1,274 m (1,962–4,180 ft)
(avg. 800 m or 2,600 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.

Lacaune (Occitan: La Cauna, meaning the cave) is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

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The river Gijou has its source in the commune.

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