kids encyclopedia robot

Cordes-sur-Ciel facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
A view within Cordes-sur-Ciel
A view within Cordes-sur-Ciel
Coat of arms of Cordes-sur-Ciel
Coat of arms
Cordes-sur-Ciel is located in France
Location in France
Cordes-sur-Ciel is located in Occitanie
Location in Occitanie
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Tarn
Arrondissement Albi
Canton Carmaux-2 Vallée du Cérou
8.27 km2 (3.19 sq mi)
 • Density 122.61/km2 (317.6/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
81069 /81170
Elevation 159–320 m (522–1,050 ft)
(avg. 279 m or 915 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Cordes-sur-Ciel (Occitan: Còrdas d'Albigés) is a commune of the Tarn département, in France.

The fortified town (bastide) was built in 1222 by the Count of Toulouse. It is now a popular tourist spot. Until recently the town's name was Cordes, a word thought to come from the Indo-European root "corte" meaning "rocky heights."

Cordes-sur-ciel vu d'en bas
Cordes seen from the valley

Images for kids

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Cordes-sur-Ciel para niños

National Hispanic Heritage Month on Kiddle
Famous Hispanic athletes
Tony Romo
Manu Ginóbili
Eduardo Nájera
Roberto Clemente
kids search engine
Cordes-sur-Ciel Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.