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The Dadou
The Dadou
Coat of arms of Briatexte
Coat of arms
Briatexte is located in France
Coordinates: 43°45′07″N 1°54′31″E / 43.7519°N 1.9086°E / 43.7519; 1.9086Coordinates: 43°45′07″N 1°54′31″E / 43.7519°N 1.9086°E / 43.7519; 1.9086
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Graulhet
Intercommunality Tarn and Dadou
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Bacabe
Area1 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,736
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81039 /81390
Elevation 119–294 m (390–965 ft)
(avg. 150 m or 490 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.

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


The river Dadou flows westward through the northern part of the commune and crosses the village.

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