Carcassonne

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Carcassonne

Carcassona
Panorama o the Cité de Carcassonne
Panorama o the Cité de Carcassonne
Coat o airms o Carcassonne
Coat o airms
Carcassonne is locatit in Fraunce
Carcassonne
Carcassonne
Location within Occitanie region
Carcassonne is locatit in Occitanie
Carcassonne
Carcassonne
Coordinates: 43°13′N 2°21′E / 43.21°N 2.35°E / 43.21; 2.35Coordinates: 43°13′N 2°21′E / 43.21°N 2.35°E / 43.21; 2.35
KintraFraunce
RegionOccitanie
DepairtmentAude
ArrondissementCarcassonne
IntercommunalityCarcassonne
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Perez (PS)
Area
1
65.08 km2 (25.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
47,634
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
11069 /11000
Elevation81–250 m (266–820 ft)
(avg. 111 m or 364 ft)
1 French Laund Register data, that excludes lochs, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) an river estuaries. 2 Population withoot dooble coontin: residents o multiple communes (e.g., students an militar personnel) anerly coontit ance.

Carcassonne (French pronunciation: ​[kaʁ.ka.sɔn]; Occitan: Carcassona, Occitan pronunciation: [kaɾ.ka.ˈsu.no]) is a fortified French toun in the Aude depairtment, o which it is the prefectur, in the Region o Languedoc-Roussillon.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns – sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Carcassonne is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. La Dépêche Du Midi. "Carcassonne se trouve une jumelle" (in French). Retrieved 26 June 2012.