Durfort, Tarn

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Coat of arms of Durfort
Coat of arms
Durfort is located in France
Coordinates: 43°26′20″N 2°04′07″E / 43.4389°N 2.0686°E / 43.4389; 2.0686Coordinates: 43°26′20″N 2°04′07″E / 43.4389°N 2.0686°E / 43.4389; 2.0686
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Dourgne
Intercommunality Lauragais-Revel-Sorezois
Area1 4.54 km2 (1.75 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 293
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81083 / 81540
Elevation 262–660 m (860–2,165 ft)
(avg. 324 m or 1,063 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.

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

It is located Between Revel, Haute-Garonne and Sorèze, Tarn. It borders the shores of the Sor river, which leads to Montagne Noir (the Black Mountain). The town gave its name to the great Durfort family, which is distinguished in French and English history[1]

Durfort is nicknamed Cité du Cuivre (the copper city), for the prosperous copper artisan trade that exists there, in addition to artisan trades in leather, glass, basket-making and jewelry.

Durfort is home to Musée du Cuivre (the copper museum), established in 1986, to document five centuries of the local copper craft.

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  1. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Durfort". Encyclopædia Britannica. 8 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 704. 


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