|Area1||38.79 km2 (14.98 sq mi)|
|• Density||26/km2 (67/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||81147 / 81120|
|Elevation||177–321 m (581–1,053 ft)
(avg. 1,911 m or 6,270 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.
Lombers was the significant centre of Catharism in the late 12th and early 13th centuries. It was the location of a Catholic-Cathar debate, perhaps in the 1180s, between Guillaume Peyre de Brens, Catholic bishop of Albi, and Sicard le Cellerier, Cathar bishop of Albi; Sicard lived at Lombers.
The commune is traversed by the river Assou.
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