Menet

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Menet
The fountain and a house in Menet
The fountain and a house in Menet
Menet is located in France
Menet
Menet
Coordinates: 45°17′51″N 2°35′03″E / 45.2975°N 2.5842°E / 45.2975; 2.5842Coordinates: 45°17′51″N 2°35′03″E / 45.2975°N 2.5842°E / 45.2975; 2.5842
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Mauriac
Canton Riom-ès-Montagnes
Intercommunality Pays de Gentiane
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alexis Monier
Area1 29.86 km2 (11.53 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 506
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15124 / 15400
Elevation 579–980 m (1,900–3,215 ft)
(avg. 715 m or 2,346 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.

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

The village is noteworthy for its twelfth century Romanesque Church of St Peter, and for its small lake.

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Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 851 —    
1968 819 −3.8%
1975 653 −20.3%
1982 653 +0.0%
1990 622 −4.7%
1999 580 −6.8%
2008 506 −12.8%

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