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Template:Castelsarrasin infobox Castelsarrasin is a commune in the département of Tarn-et-Garonne in Midi-Pyrénées. The inhabitants are called Castelsarrasinois. A commune or comune is a system of social and economic organization which involves the common ownership of resources and/or shared obligations. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... Tarn-et-Garonne is a French département in the southwest of France. ... Capital Toulouse Area 45,348 km² Regional President Martin Malvy (PS) (since 1998) Population   - 2004 estimate   - 1999 census   - Density (Ranked 8th) 2,687,000 2,551,687 59/km² (2004) Arrondissements 22 Cantons 293 Communes 3,020 Départements Ariège Aveyron Gers Haute-Garonne Hautes-Pyrénées Lot...

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Geography

History

The first signs of life in the town is from 961. The name, Castel Sarracenum, would indicate that the castle was built in the Sarrasin era Events Byzantine Empire recaptures Crete from Muslim control Harald I of Norway squashed the rebelling forces of Eric Bloodaxes sons but was killed in the Battle of Fitje. ... The Alcázar of Segovia, Spain A castle (from the Latin castellum, diminutive of castra, a military camp, in turn the plural of castrum or watchpost), is a fort, a camp and the logical development of a fortified enclosure. ...


Economy

Famous Castelsarrasinois

Pierre Perret (born July 9, 1934 in Castelsarrasin), is a French singer and composer Biography He spent a long part of his childhood in the café which his parents owned, where he learned work jargon and slang. ... In music a singer or vocalist is a type of musician who uses his or her voice as an instrument to make music. ...

Monuments

  • Église Saint-Sauveur

Administration

Castelsarrasin is the sous-préfecture of the département of Tarn-et-Garonne et chef-lieu of its canton. Subprefecture is an administrative level that is below prefecture or province. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France, roughly analogous to British counties and are now grouped into 22 metropolitan and four overseas régions. ... Tarn-et-Garonne is a French département in the southwest of France. ... A canton is a territorial subdivision of a country, e. ...


Bernard Dagen, pharmacist by profession, has been mayor since 1989 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


External links

  • Official site (in French)

 
 

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