Teyssode

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Teyssode
Teyssode and its surroundings
Teyssode and its surroundings
Coat of arms of Teyssode
Coat of arms
Teyssode is located in France
Teyssode
Teyssode
Coordinates: 43°39′02″N 1°56′08″E / 43.6506°N 1.9356°E / 43.6506; 1.9356Coordinates: 43°39′02″N 1°56′08″E / 43.6506°N 1.9356°E / 43.6506; 1.9356
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Saint-Paul-Cap-de-Joux
Intercommunality Pays d'Agout
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Castagne
Area1 22.88 km2 (8.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 358
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81299 / 81220
Elevation 127–327 m (417–1,073 ft)
(avg. 288 m or 945 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Teyssode is located south-east of Lavaur, the main town nearby.

Map of Teyssode

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Toponymy[edit]

The name of Teyssode is of gallo-romance origin, from the word taxo meaning badger.[1]

History[edit]

Teyssode is located on a former Roman oppidum.

In 1824, Teyssode absorbed the neighbouring commune of Saint-Germier.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teyssode on the website of the Intercommunality of the Pays d'Agout

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