Entraygues-sur-Truyère

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Entraygues-sur-Truyère
Entraygues and the Truyère River
Entraygues and the Truyère River
Coat of arms of Entraygues-sur-Truyère
Coat of arms
Entraygues-sur-Truyère is located in France
Entraygues-sur-Truyère
Entraygues-sur-Truyère
Coordinates: 44°38′50″N 2°34′03″E / 44.6472°N 2.5675°E / 44.6472; 2.5675Coordinates: 44°38′50″N 2°34′03″E / 44.6472°N 2.5675°E / 44.6472; 2.5675
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Rodez
Canton Entraygues-sur-Truyère
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Fernand Nicolau
Area1 30.15 km2 (11.64 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,171
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12094 / 12140
Elevation 222–744 m (728–2,441 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Entraygues-sur-Truyère (Occitan: Entraigas) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The village is located 600 km (370 mi) from Paris and 200 km (120 mi) from Toulouse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,434 —    
1968 1,508 +5.2%
1975 1,510 +0.1%
1982 1,523 +0.9%
1990 1,495 −1.8%
1999 1,267 −15.3%
2008 1,171 −7.6%

Transportation[edit]

Entraygues-sur-Truyère can be reached by bus from Aurillac (48 km) and from the industrial center of Rodez (55 km). The nearest train station and airport are located in Aurillac or Rodez.

Torbernite from the Margabal Mine, Entraygues-sur-Truyère. Size: 15.3 x 9.6 x 5.6 cm.

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