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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
Location within Occitanie region
Castelnaudary is located in Occitanie
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 250/km2 (640/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.