Cagnac-les-Mines

Cagnac-les-Mines (French pronunciation: ​[kaɲak le min]; Occitan: Canhac de las Minas) is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

Cagnac-les-Mines
Coat of arms of Cagnac-les-Mines
Location of Cagnac-les-Mines
Cagnac-les-Mines is located in France
Cagnac-les-Mines
Cagnac-les-Mines
Cagnac-les-Mines is located in Occitanie
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Cagnac-les-Mines
Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 2°08′31″E / 43.9861°N 2.1419°E / 43.9861; 2.1419Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 2°08′31″E / 43.9861°N 2.1419°E / 43.9861; 2.1419
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentTarn
ArrondissementAlbi
CantonAlbi-3
IntercommunalityCarmausin-Ségala
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Patrice Norkowski[1]
Area
1
24.7 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
2,583
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
81048 /81130
Elevation153–324 m (502–1,063 ft)
(avg. 230 m or 750 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

It is a former coalmining town for workers of the Compagnie minière de Carmaux. It has a mining museum, whereupon is standing a huge miners safety lamp.

GeographyEdit

The Vère forms part of the commune's north-western border.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". The National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies. 28 December 2020.