Tarn is a French department located in the Occitanie region in the southwest of France named after the Tarn river. Its prefecture and largest city is Albi. Tarn is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790, through application of the Law of 22 December 1789. It was created from part of the former province of Languedoc, and comprised the dioceses of Albi and Castres (which found themselves merged in 1817).
- Hérault (southeast)
- Aude (south)
- Aveyron (north and east)
- Haute-Garonne (southwest and west)
- Tarn-et-Garonne (northwest)
The slope of the department is from east to west, and its general character is mountainous or hilly.
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|Visa requirements||Visa is not needed for EU citizens.|
|Area (km2)||5,757.9 km2|