Figeac (Occitan: Fijac) is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. Figeac is a sub-prefecture of the department.
Figeac is on the via Podiensis, a major hiking medieval pilgrimage trail which is part of the Way of St. James. Today, as a part of France's system of trails it is labelled the GR 65.
Jean-François Champollion, the first translator of Egyptian hieroglyphics, was born in Figeac, where there is a Champollion Museum. On the "Place des écritures" (writings place) is a giant copy of the Rosetta stone, by Joseph Kosuth.
The actor Charles Boyer was also born in Figeac.
Louis Malle's 1974 film, Lacombe Lucien, was filmed in Figeac.
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Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Figeac". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.