Lautrec

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Lautrec
A general view of Lautrec
A general view of Lautrec
Coat of arms of Lautrec
Coat of arms
Location of Lautrec
Lautrec is located in France
Lautrec
Lautrec
Lautrec is located in Occitanie
Lautrec
Lautrec
Coordinates: 43°42′25″N 2°08′23″E / 43.7069°N 2.1397°E / 43.7069; 2.1397Coordinates: 43°42′25″N 2°08′23″E / 43.7069°N 2.1397°E / 43.7069; 2.1397
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentTarn
ArrondissementCastres
CantonPlaine de l'Agoût
IntercommunalityLautrecois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Laurent Gros
Area
1
54.64 km2 (21.10 sq mi)
Population
(2006)2
1,743
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
81139 /81440
Elevation165–360 m (541–1,181 ft)
(avg. 292 m or 958 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.

Lautrec (Occitan: Lautrèc) is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

Demography[edit]

Historical population of Lautrec
(Source: INSEE[1])
Year1962196819751982199019992005
Population1344150813161503152715561673

Remarkable sites[edit]

Lautrec is listed among "The Most Beautiful Villages of France" as well as a "Remarkable Site for Taste" thanks to its renowned pink garlic. Its remarkable sites include:

  • the village itself, with its 14th century market square
  • the Saint Remy collegiate church and its sumptuous marble retable
  • the 17th century windmill, one of the few still working today in the South of France
  • a clog workshop, recreated after the one that existed there until the early 1960s
  • the Caussade Gate (13th century)
  • the Salette Calvary (altitude 328 m)
  • the Roman road

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