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Coat of arms of Rouairoux
Coat of arms
Rouairoux is located in France
Coordinates: 43°29′34″N 2°34′09″E / 43.4928°N 2.5692°E / 43.4928; 2.5692Coordinates: 43°29′34″N 2°34′09″E / 43.4928°N 2.5692°E / 43.4928; 2.5692
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Mazamet-2 Vallée du Thoré
Intercommunality Haute Vallée du Thoré
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Louis Rouanet
Area1 28.48 km2 (11.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 380
 • Density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81231 /81240
Elevation 279–863 m (915–2,831 ft)
(avg. 573 m or 1,880 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.

Rouairoux is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.


The Thoré forms the commune's southern border; the Fontanelles, a tributary of the Thoré, forms part of its eastern border; the Peyrettes, another tributary of the Thoré, forms most of its western border.

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