|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Gabriel Peyronnet|
|• Land1||14.23 km2 (5.49 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||52/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||15074 / 15130|
|Elevation||616–966 m (2,021–3,169 ft)
(avg. 640 m or 2,100 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.
The village lies at an altitude of 740 metres and is only 20 km away from the Heart of the Auvergne Volcano Park.
The Occitan language was historically dominant in Cantal.
Giou de Mamou's climate is quite cold in winter (it snows almost every year), but it can be very hot during the summer times.
Giou-de-Mamou's rock has probably been inhabited since the Celtic period (megalithic remains have been found in the village).
The name Giou-de-Mamou is of ancient origins and would indicate that Jupiter (Jovis) was worshiped there. 
- St-Bonnet Church (Fifteenth Century)
- Megalithic remains, esp. in L'Hôpital (3km from the centre of the village)
- Beliashe Theatre: Production and distribution of shows 
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