The town hall in Labastide-Murat

Coordinates: 44°38′53″N 1°34′06″E / 44.6481°N 1.5683°E / 44.6481; 1.5683Coordinates: 44°38′53″N 1°34′06″E / 44.6481°N 1.5683°E / 44.6481; 1.5683
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Arrondissement Gourdon
Canton Causse et Vallées
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Causse de Labastide-Murat
  Mayor (20082014) Lucien-Georges Foissac
Area1 27.27 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 690
  Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 46138 / 46240
Elevation 265–449 m (869–1,473 ft)
(avg. 447 m or 1,467 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.

Labastide-Murat, formerly Labastide-Fortunière is a former commune in the Lot department in south-western France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Cœur-de-Causse.[1] It was renamed after Napoleon Bonaparte's brother in law and famed Marshal of France Joachim Murat, who was born there in 1767.

See also


  1. Arrêté préfectoral 30 October 2015
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