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Graulhet

Graulhet
An alleyway near the chateau, in Graulhet
An alleyway near the chateau, in Graulhet
Coat of arms of Graulhet
Coat of arms
Graulhet is located in France
Graulhet
Graulhet
Coordinates:
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Castres
Canton Graulhet
Intercommunality Tarn and Dadou
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Jean Picarel
Area1 56.75 km2 (21.91 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 12,301
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81105 / 81300
Elevation 126–373 m (413–1,224 ft)
(avg. 160 m or 520 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.

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

It is a centre of tanning. Leather was the main activity before industry went to China. Graulhet is crossed by the Dadou river; it is a typical village of the South

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