Saint-Félix-Lauragais

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Saint-Félix-Lauragais
A general view of Saint-Félix-Lauragais
A general view of Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Coat of arms of Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Coat of arms
Location of Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Saint-Félix-Lauragais is located in France
Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Saint-Félix-Lauragais is located in Occitanie
Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Saint-Félix-Lauragais
Coordinates: 43°26′59″N 1°53′18″E / 43.4497°N 1.8883°E / 43.4497; 1.8883Coordinates: 43°26′59″N 1°53′18″E / 43.4497°N 1.8883°E / 43.4497; 1.8883
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentHaute-Garonne
ArrondissementToulouse
CantonRevel
IntercommunalityLauragais-Revel-Sorezois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Rey
Area
1
51.88 km2 (20.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,312
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
31478 /31540
Elevation178–341 m (584–1,119 ft)
(avg. 321 m or 1,053 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Félix-Lauragais (Languedocien: Sant Felitz de Lauragués) is a commune in the Haute-Garonne department in southwestern France.

History[edit]

The village was previously called Saint-Félix-de-Caraman or Carmaing. In 1167 the Cathars held a Council here, attended by many local figures and also by the Bogomil papa Nicetas, the Cathar bishop of (northern) France and a leader of the Cathars of Lombardy.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,035—    
19681,192+15.2%
19751,110−6.9%
19821,188+7.0%
19901,177−0.9%
19991,301+10.5%
20081,362+4.7%


Sights[edit]

The Château de Saint-Félix-Lauragais is a 12th-century castle which is listed as a historical site by the French Ministry of Culture. [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ www.culture.gouv.fr, accessed 17 March 2008

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