Pont-de-Larn

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Pont-de-Larn
Coat of arms of Pont-de-Larn
Coat of arms
Location of Pont-de-Larn
Pont-de-Larn is located in France
Pont-de-Larn
Pont-de-Larn
Pont-de-Larn is located in Occitanie
Pont-de-Larn
Pont-de-Larn
Coordinates: 43°30′19″N 2°24′24″E / 43.5053°N 2.4067°E / 43.5053; 2.4067Coordinates: 43°30′19″N 2°24′24″E / 43.5053°N 2.4067°E / 43.5053; 2.4067
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentTarn
ArrondissementCastres
CantonMazamet-2 Vallée du Thoré
IntercommunalityCastres-Mazamet
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Christian Carayol
Area
1
34.51 km2 (13.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,952
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
81209 /81660
Elevation202–701 m (663–2,300 ft)
(avg. 250 m or 820 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Pont-de-Larn is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

Pont-de-Larn is 2 kilometers from Mazamet, and the region Midi-Pyrenees.

The town is situated in the Regional Natural Park of Upper Languedoc at the foot of Black Mountain on the Arn.

On the sunny side of the Thore Valley, Pont de l'Arn offers residents and guests the ambience of a "country town". There are guest houses and lodges in the vicinity, and marked hiking trails.

There is also a tennis club, stadiums, bowling and a golf course 'Baroug'e, one of the oldest in the Midi-Pyrenees. The village offers a wide selection of shops and services nearby. Gastronomy is not forgotten with restaurants known for their good cooking.

At the heart of the Parc Regional du Haut Languedoc, the Pont de l'Arn can be the starting point for excursions to the Sidobre, the Orb Valley, or the Caroux Lacaune.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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