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Coordinates: 43°42′55″N 2°36′59″E / 43.7153°N 2.6164°E / 43.7153; 2.6164Coordinates: 43°42′55″N 2°36′59″E / 43.7153°N 2.6164°E / 43.7153; 2.6164

Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Lacaune
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Choulet
 • Land1 15.13 km2 (5.84 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 134
 • Population2 density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81103 / 81530
Elevation 530–1,060 m (1,740–3,480 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 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.

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


The river Gijou forms part of the commune's north-eastern border, then flows northwestward through the northern part of the commune.

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