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About Castres



Castres is a commune, and arrondissement capital in the Tarn department and Midi-Pyrénées region in southern France. It lies in the former French province of Languedoc.

Castres is  the fourth largest industrial centre of the predominantly rural Midi-Pyrénées région and the largest in that part of Languedoc lying between Toulouse and Montpellier.

Castres is noted for being the birthplace of the famous socialist leader Jean Jaurès and home to the important Goya

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