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Castres
Hooses bi the Agout River
Hooses bi the Agout River
Coat o airms o Castres
Coat o airms
Castres is locatit in Fraunce
Castres
Castres
Location within Occitanie region
Castres is locatit in Occitanie
Castres
Castres
Coordinates: 43°36′00″N 2°15′00″E / 43.6000°N 2.2500°E / 43.6000; 2.2500Coordinates: 43°36′00″N 2°15′00″E / 43.6000°N 2.2500°E / 43.6000; 2.2500
KintraFraunce
RegionOccitanie
DepairtmentTarn
ArrondissementCastres
IntercommunalityCastres-Mazamet
Govrenment
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pascal Bugis
Area
1
98.17 km2 (37.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2008)2
43,010
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
81065 /81100
Elevation151–367 m (495–1,204 ft)
(avg. 170 m or 560 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.

Castres (French pronunciation: ​[kastʁ]; Castras in the Languedocian dialect o Occitan) is a commune, an arrondissement caipital in the Tarn depairtment an Midi-Pyrénées region in soothren Fraunce.