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Caylus, Tarn et Garonne

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Country  France
Department  Tarn-et-Garonne
Canton  Caylus
Local time  Tuesday 4:23 AM
Region  Occitanie
Arrondissement  Montauban
Area  96.79 km²
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Intercommunality  Quercy Rouergue et des gorges de l'Aveyron
Weather  7°C, Wind W at 21 km/h, 81% Humidity

Caylus is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne department in the Occitanie region in southern France. Its inhabitants are called Caylusiens and Caylusiennes.

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Map of 82160 Caylus, France

City

Caylus is famous for a castle built before 1176, and was owned by Raymond V of Toulouse at the time. It was taken by Simon de Montfort in 1211, before moving into the royal domain in 1270. In 1562, the city was sacked by the troops Calvinists of Symphorien Durfort, lord of Duras. In 1622, Louis XIII established headquarters here during the siege of Saint-Antonin.

References

Caylus, Tarn-et-Garonne Wikipedia


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