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Coat of arms of Foix
Foix is located in France
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Ariège
Arrondissement Foix
Canton Foix-Ville
Intercommunality Pays de Foix
Mayor Jean-Noël Fondère (PS)
Elevation 358–933 m (1,175–3,061 ft)
(avg. 400 m/1,300 ft)
Land area1 19.32 km2 (7.46 sq mi)
Population2 9,712  (2007)
 - Density 503 /km2 (1,300 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 09122/ 09000
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Coordinates: 42°57′59″N 1°36′28″E / 42.9664°N 1.6078°E / 42.9664; 1.6078

Foix is a commune. It is found in the Ariège department in the south of France.

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