Arches, Cantal

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Arches
The Saint-Projet bridge over the Dordogne river, in the commune of Arches
The Saint-Projet bridge over the Dordogne river, in the commune of Arches
Arches is located in France
Arches
Arches
Coordinates: 45°18′24″N 2°19′42″E / 45.3067°N 2.3283°E / 45.3067; 2.3283Coordinates: 45°18′24″N 2°19′42″E / 45.3067°N 2.3283°E / 45.3067; 2.3283
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Mauriac
Canton Mauriac
Intercommunality Pays de Mauriac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Magne
Area1 16.15 km2 (6.24 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 183
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15010 / 15200
Elevation 321–687 m (1,053–2,254 ft)
(avg. 630 m or 2,070 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.

Arches is a commune in the Cantal department in south-central France.

Geography[edit]

The Sumène forms the commune's northeastern border, then flows into the Dordogne, which forms the commune's northern and western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 237 —    
1968 248 +4.6%
1975 209 −15.7%
1982 198 −5.3%
1990 174 −12.1%
1999 173 −0.6%
2008 183 +5.8%

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