Meymac

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Meymac
Vue meymac.png
Coat of arms of Meymac
Coat of arms
Meymac is located in France
Meymac
Meymac
Coordinates: 45°32′12″N 2°08′52″E / 45.5367°N 2.1478°E / 45.5367; 2.1478Coordinates: 45°32′12″N 2°08′52″E / 45.5367°N 2.1478°E / 45.5367; 2.1478
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Ussel
Canton Meymac
Intercommunality Ussel - Meymac - Haute-Corrèze
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Serge Vialle
Area
 • Land1 87.15 km2 (33.65 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 2,625
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 19136 / 19250
Elevation 593–973 m (1,946–3,192 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.
Mont Bessou viewing tower at the highest point on the Plateau de Millevaches

Meymac (Occitan: Maismac) is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.

History[edit]

During the Hundred Years' War it was pillaged by Rodrigo de Villandrando.

Geography[edit]

The commune lies just south of the Millevaches Plateau and northwest of the Cantal mountains.

The Luzège has its source in the northern part of the commune; it flows south through the middle of the commune and crosses the town.

The Triouzoune forms most of the commune's eastern boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,411 —    
1968 2,410 −0.0%
1975 2,434 +1.0%
1982 2,523 +3.7%
1990 2,796 +10.8%
1999 2,623 −6.2%
2008 2,625 +0.1%

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