Cussac, Cantal

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This article name (or a redirect to it) is a homophone with Cusack (disambiguation).
Cussac
Cussac is located in France
Cussac
Cussac
Coordinates: 44°59′05″N 2°56′00″E / 44.9847°N 2.9333°E / 44.9847; 2.9333Coordinates: 44°59′05″N 2°56′00″E / 44.9847°N 2.9333°E / 44.9847; 2.9333
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Saint-Flour
Canton Saint-Flour-Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Michaud
Area
 • Land1 13.68 km2 (5.28 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 129
 • Population2 density 9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15059 / 15430
Elevation 880–1,079 m (2,887–3,540 ft)
(avg. 1,070 m or 3,510 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.

Cussac is a commune in the Cantal department in the Auvergne region in south-central France.

History[edit]

On August 29, 1967, two young siblings (François, 13 years old and Anne-Marie, 9 years old) claimed to have been the witnesses of a close encounter with a UFO and its occupants; the incident is now known as the close encounter of Cussac.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 190 —    
1968 236 +24.2%
1975 203 −14.0%
1982 175 −13.8%
1990 160 −8.6%
1999 135 −15.6%
2008 129 −4.4%

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