Giroussens

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Giroussens
The town hall in Giroussens.
The town hall in Giroussens.
Coat of arms of Giroussens
Coat of arms
Location of Giroussens
Giroussens is located in France
Giroussens
Giroussens
Giroussens is located in Occitanie
Giroussens
Giroussens
Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 1°46′37″E / 43.7631°N 1.7769°E / 43.7631; 1.7769Coordinates: 43°45′47″N 1°46′37″E / 43.7631°N 1.7769°E / 43.7631; 1.7769
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentTarn
ArrondissementCastres
CantonLes Portes du Tarn
IntercommunalityPays Rabastinois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Claustre
Area
1
41.67 km2 (16.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
1,484
 • Density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
81104 /81500
Elevation95–272 m (312–892 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Giroussens is a commune in the department of Tarn in southern France. It is particularly famous for its market of European pottery that attracts a lot of tourists in the spring.

Geography[edit]

The commune is traversed by the river Dadou.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.