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Hooses bi the Agout River
Hooses bi the Agout River
Coat o airms o Castres
Coat o airms
Castres is locatit in Fraunce
Location within Occitanie region
Castres is locatit in Occitanie
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
Kintra Fraunce
Region Occitanie
Depairtment Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Intercommunality Castres-Mazamet
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pascal Bugis
Area1 98.17 km2 (37.90 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 43,010
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 81065 /81100
Elevation 151–367 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.