Fontanges

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Fontanges
Fontanges1.jpg
Coat of arms of Fontanges
Coat of arms
Fontanges is located in France
Fontanges
Fontanges
Coordinates: 45°06′52″N 2°30′17″E / 45.1144°N 2.5047°E / 45.1144; 2.5047Coordinates: 45°06′52″N 2°30′17″E / 45.1144°N 2.5047°E / 45.1144; 2.5047
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Mauriac
Canton Salers
Intercommunality Pays de Salers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Champagnac
Area1 18.04 km2 (6.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 220
 • Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15070 / 15140
Elevation 664–1,246 m (2,178–4,088 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Maronne river flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 399 —    
1968 454 +13.8%
1975 353 −22.2%
1982 307 −13.0%
1990 292 −4.9%
1999 241 −17.5%
2008 220 −8.7%

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