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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
Location within Occitanie region
Carcassonne is locatit in Occitanie
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
Kintra Fraunce
Region Occitanie
Depairtment Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Intercommunality Carcassonne
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Perez (PS)
Area1 65.08 km2 (25.13 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 47,634
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 11069 /11000
Elevation 81–250 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.ˈ]) is a fortified French toun in the Aude depairtment, o which it is the prefectur, in the Region o Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Carcassonne is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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