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Title: Castelnau-de-Lévis  
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Subject: Communes of the Tarn department, Castelnau, Arrondissement of Albi, 2008 FIM Motocross World Championship season
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Coordinates: 43°56′15″N 2°05′01″E / 43.9375°N 2.0836°E / 43.9375; 2.0836Coordinates: 43°56′15″N 2°05′01″E / 43.9375°N 2.0836°E / 43.9375; 2.0836

Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Albi
Canton Albi-Nord-Ouest
Intercommunality Albigeois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Gauthier
 • Land1 21.42 km2 (8.27 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 1,558
 • Population2 density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 81063 / 81150
Elevation 133–280 m (436–919 ft)
(avg. 143 m or 469 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.

Castelnau-de-Lévis is a commune in the Tarn department in southern France.

It is located just west of Albi. The inhabitants are Castellévisiens.

Monuments and sites

  • Chateau de Castelnau-de-Lévis is a ruined castle dating from the 13th and 15th centuries.


The village at the base of the château is the site of a motocross championship, the Championnats du Monde MX3 et d’Europe 125 de Motocross. The track is also scheduled to host the French 2009 Sidecarcross world championship Grand Prix on 29 March 2009, however, this will still have to be confirmed by the FIM.[1]

See also



External links

  • Ministry of Culture listing for Château de Castelnau-de-Lévis (French)
  • Ministry of Culture photos
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