Polignac, Haute-Loire

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Polignac
The town, the fortress and its keep
The town, the fortress and its keep
Coat of arms of Polignac
Coat of arms
Location of Polignac
Polignac is located in France
Polignac
Polignac
Polignac is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Polignac
Polignac
Coordinates: 45°04′14″N 3°51′37″E / 45.0706°N 3.8603°E / 45.0706; 3.8603Coordinates: 45°04′14″N 3°51′37″E / 45.0706°N 3.8603°E / 45.0706; 3.8603
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Loire
ArrondissementLe Puy-en-Velay
CantonLe Puy-en-Velay-2
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Léotoing
Area
1
33.05 km2 (12.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
2,916
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
43152 /43000
Elevation562–892 m (1,844–2,927 ft)
(avg. 740 m or 2,430 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Polignac is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France, dominated by the 'Forteresse de Polignac' with its square donjon tower, 32 m tall. The Chateau de Lavoute Polignac is a few miles away, close to the village of Lavoute. Full references can be found on the French language pages of Wikipedia.

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.