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The square in Marcenat
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Bernard Merle|
|Area1||51.47 km2 (19.87 sq mi)|
|• Density||10/km2 (27/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||15114 / 15190|
|Elevation||760–1,449 m (2,493–4,754 ft)
(avg. 1,060 m or 3,480 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.
- Château d'Aubijou belonged to the Castellane family.
- Orthodox monastery Russian architecture.
- "My parents owned several estates. One of these was the ancient château of Aubijou in Cantal, an electoral fief which once belonged to Jean II (The Good), and had passed in succession to the Tour d'Auvergnes, the La Rochefoucaulds and the Rohan-Chabots, lasping finally to Maréchal de Castellane, whose mother was a member of the last-named family". How I discovered America by the Marquis Paul Ernest Boniface. Alfred A Knopf Publishers, 1924, chapter V, page 68 (Paul Ernest Boniface married Anna Gould daughter of financier Jay Gould).
- (French) Monastère Znaménié first picture
- (French) Monastère Znaménié second picture
- (French) Monastère Znaménié third picture
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