French commune
nomcommune=Castelsarrasin| région=Midi-Pyrénées
département=Tarn-et-Garonne| arrondissement=Castelsarrasin
insee= 82033
cp= 82100
maire=Bernard Dagen
alt moy= 84 m
alt mini=61 m
alt maxi=97 m
hectares= 7,677
sans= 11,353

Castelsarrasin is a commune in the "département" of Tarn-et-Garonne in Midi-Pyrénées. The inhabitants are called "Castelsarrasinois".


The first signs of life in the town is from 961. The name, "Castel Sarracenum", would indicate that the castle was built in the Saracen era.

Castelsarrasin was the finish of Stage 17 in the 2007 Tour de France.

Famous Castelsarrasinois

*Charles de Mazade, born in 1820.
*Pierre Perret, singer


* Église Saint-Sauveur


Castelsarrasin is the "sous-préfecture" of the "département" of Tarn-et-Garonne and chief town of its canton.

Bernard Dagen, pharmacist by profession, has been mayor since 1989.

External links

* [ Castelsarrasin official site] fr
* [ Castelsarrasin non official site since 2001] (in French)
* [ Self catering accommodation]

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