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View from the Canal du Midi
View from the Canal du Midi
Coat of arms of Castelnaudary
Coat of arms
Castelnaudary is located in France
Coordinates: 43°11′27″N 1°34′18″E / 43.1909°N 1.5716°E / 43.1909; 1.5716Coordinates: 43°11′27″N 1°34′18″E / 43.1909°N 1.5716°E / 43.1909; 1.5716
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Intercommunality Castelnaudary et Bassin lauraguais
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Patrick Maugard (PS)
Area1 47.72 km2 (18.42 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 11,748
 • Density 246.19/km2 (637.62/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 11076 /11400
Elevation 145–215 m (476–705 ft)
(avg. 165 m or 541 ft)

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.

Castelnaudary (Occitan: Castèlnòu d'Arri) is a commune in the Aude department in the Languedoc-Roussillon region in southern France.

A campus of the École nationale de l'aviation civile (French civil aviation university) is located at Castelnaudary.