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The fortified gate in Vabre
The fortified gate in Vabre
Coat of arms of Vabre
Coat of arms
Vabre is located in France
Coordinates: 43°41′38″N 2°25′38″E / 43.6939°N 2.4272°E / 43.6939; 2.4272Coordinates: 43°41′38″N 2°25′38″E / 43.6939°N 2.4272°E / 43.6939; 2.4272
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Vabre
Intercommunality Val et Plateau Mont-de-Lacaune
Area1 28.43 km2 (10.98 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 851
 • Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81305 /81330
Elevation 274–668 m (899–2,192 ft)
(avg. 370 m or 1,210 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.

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


The village lies on the left bank of the Gijou, which flows southwestward through the southern part of the commune, then flows into the Agout.

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