Teyssode

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Teyssode
Commune
Teyssode and its surroundings
Teyssode and its surroundings
Coat of arms of Teyssode
Coat of arms
Teyssode is located in France
Teyssode
Teyssode
Location within Occitanie region
Teyssode is located in Occitanie
Teyssode
Teyssode
Coordinates: 43°39′02″N 1°56′08″E / 43.6506°N 1.9356°E / 43.6506; 1.9356Coordinates: 43°39′02″N 1°56′08″E / 43.6506°N 1.9356°E / 43.6506; 1.9356
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Plaine de l'Agoût
Intercommunality Pays d'Agout
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Daniel Castagne
Area1 22.88 km2 (8.83 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 358
 • Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81299 /81220
Elevation 127–327 m (417–1,073 ft)
(avg. 288 m or 945 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.

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

Geography[edit]

Localisation[edit]

Teyssode is located south-east of Lavaur, the main town nearby.

Map of Teyssode

Neighbouring communes[edit]

Toponymy[edit]

The name of Teyssode is of gallo-romance origin, from the word taxo meaning badger.[1]

History[edit]

Teyssode is located on a former Roman oppidum.

In 1824, Teyssode absorbed the neighbouring commune of Saint-Germier.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teyssode Archived 2012-01-27 at the Wayback Machine. on the website of the Intercommunality of the Pays d'Agout

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