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Florac Trois Rivières
Florac castle
Florac castle
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lozère
Arrondissement Florac
Canton Florac
Intercommunality Florac - Sud Lozère
Area
1
48.39 km2 (18.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
2,107
 • Density 43.542/km2 (112.77/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Floracois
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
48061 /48400
Elevation 522–1,141 m (1,713–3,743 ft)
(avg. 542 m or 1,778 ft)
Website www.ville-florac.fr
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Florac Trois Rivières is a French commune, a subprefecture of the Lozère department, in the Occitanie region. It is also the capital of the arrondissement of Florac.

The municipality was established on 1 January 2016 when the former communes of Florac and La Salle-Prunet were combined to form the new commune.

Geography

Florac Trois Rivières is in the valley of the Tarnon river, a small river that flows through the Lozère department before joining the Tarn river. The commune is found at the start of the Gorges du Tarn (a canyon formed by the Tarn river).

The city and the Tarnon valley are within the Cévennes National Park but they are not part of the park.

The commune of Florac Trois Rivières has an area of 48.39 km2 (18.68 sq mi) and its average altitude is 542 m (1,778 ft); at the city hall, the altitude is 560 m (1,840 ft).

Florac Trois Rivières and its neighboring communes
Map of the commune of Florac Trois Rivières

The commune is surrounded by the communes Quézac, Bédouès-Cocurès, Pont de Montvert - Sud Mont Lozère, Cans et Cévennes, Vebron and Montbrun.

The climate in Florac Trois Rivières in the Köppen climate classification is Cfb - Oceanic climate with template summers.

Population

As of 2014, Florac Trois Rivières had 2,107 inhabitants for a density of 43.5 persons/km2.

The inhabitants of this city are known, in French, as Floracois (women: Floracoises).

Twinned and partner towns

Florac Trois Rivières is twinned with:

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