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View from the Canal du Midi
Coat of arms of Castelnaudary
Castelnaudary is located in France
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aude
Arrondissement Carcassonne
Intercommunality Castelnaudary et Bassin lauraguais
Mayor Patrick Maugard (PS)
Elevation 145–215 m (476–705 ft)
(avg. 165 m/541 ft)
Land area1 47.72 km2 (18.42 sq mi)
Population2 11,748  (2012)
 - Density 246 /km2 (640 /sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 11076/ 11400
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: 43°11′27″N 1°34′18″E / 43.1909°N 1.5716°E / 43.1909; 1.5716

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.