Lacaune

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For the sheep breed, see Lacaune (sheep).
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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