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Coat of arms of Aussillon
Coat of arms
Aussillon is located in France
Coordinates: 43°29′56″N 2°21′57″E / 43.4989°N 2.3658°E / 43.4989; 2.3658Coordinates: 43°29′56″N 2°21′57″E / 43.4989°N 2.3658°E / 43.4989; 2.3658
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Mazamet-1
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Bernard Escudier
Area1 10.26 km2 (3.96 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 6,148
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81021 /81200
Elevation 198–805 m (650–2,641 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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.

Aussillon is a commune in the Tarn department and Occitanie region of southern France.


The Thoré forms the commune's northern border.

Château du Thoré[edit]

The Château du Thoré is a large country house built in 1893–4 for Armand Puech, industrialist and inventor of a water filtration system. Surrounded by a very large park, the house is still inhabited today.

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