Jonquières, Tarn

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Coat of arms of Jonquières
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Jonquières is located in France
Coordinates: 43°39′00″N 2°07′35″E / 43.65°N 2.1264°E / 43.65; 2.1264Coordinates: 43°39′00″N 2°07′35″E / 43.65°N 2.1264°E / 43.65; 2.1264
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Plaine de l'Agoût
Intercommunality Lautrecois
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean-pierre Lencou
Area1 12.2 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 500
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81109 /81440
Elevation 165–243 m (541–797 ft)
(avg. 185 m or 607 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.

Jonquières (Occitan: Jonquièras, meaning reed marshes) is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

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