Murat, Cantal

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Murat
Eglise de Murat.JPG
Coat of arms of Murat
Coat of arms
Murat is located in France
Murat
Murat
Coordinates: 45°06′38″N 2°52′10″E / 45.1106°N 2.8694°E / 45.1106; 2.8694Coordinates: 45°06′38″N 2°52′10″E / 45.1106°N 2.8694°E / 45.1106; 2.8694
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Saint-Flour
Canton Murat
Intercommunality Murat
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bernard Villaret
Area1 6.47 km2 (2.50 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 2,045
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15138 / 15300
Elevation 868–1,163 m (2,848–3,816 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.

Murat is a commune in the Cantal department in the Auvergne region in south-central France.

History[edit]

On 24 June 1944, during World War II, 120 Muratais were deported, 80 never returned.

Geography[edit]

Murat is situated in the valley of the Alagnon, a tributary of the Allier.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 2,438 —    
1968 2,587 +6.1%
1975 2,605 +0.7%
1982 2,435 −6.5%
1990 2,409 −1.1%
1999 2,153 −10.6%
2008 2,045 −5.0%

Administration[edit]

Name Start End Notes
Martine Mahtouk 2001 2008
Emmanuel Grèze 1983 2001 Former General councillor(Conseiller général[1]); Conseiller Régional
Jean Meyniel 1977 1983
Antoine Tabayse 1969 1977
Joseph Constant 1968 1969
Hector Peschaud 1946 1968
Antoine Combes 1944 1946
Hector Peschaud 1928 1944
Gabriel Peschaud 1897 1928 Député
Raymond Teissèdre 1896 1897
Leon Auguste Teillard Chabrier 1895 1896
Maurice guibal[2] 1881 1895 républicain General councillor (conseiller général)
Pierre Hector Veisseyre 12 February 1878
Joseph Léon Dubois 3 November 1874
Félix Robert 13 February 1874
Pierre Hector Veisseyre 19 June 1871
Alfred Talandier Espinasse 29 September 1856
Identité=Emile Teissèdre 24 July 1852
Jean Baptiste Rhodes 11 November 1848
Pierre Duclos 2 May 1848
Jules Teillard Laterisse 29 December 1843
François Escaille 10 July 1833
Antoine Talandier Lespinasse 11 October 1830
Jean baptiste Marcombes 30 December 1825
Identité=Pierre Maynobe 16 June 1819
Jean Raymond Rancillac de Chazelles 11 November 1815
Antoine Gazard 5 July 1815
Claude Amable Tournier 5 June 1815
Antoine Gazard messidor an X
Cérice Bonaventure Teillard Chambon 1st prairial an VII
Municipalités de canton From An IV to An VIII
Joseph Dubois 11 brumaire an III
François Teillard Beynac 2 December 1792
Cérice Bonaventure Teillard Chambon 28 October 1792
Antoine Dominique Chabanon 15 May 1791
Antoine Roux 15 July 1790
Etienne de Montreuil de Charmanière 9 February 1790

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Personalities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ General councils of France
  2. ^ ended the building of The Villa or Castel Marguerite in Neussargues-Moissac.
  3. ^ Some informations are quoted from the article of Mr. Philippart: (French) Murat à la fin du XIXe siècle:une cité,un maire,un journal.
  4. ^ (French) Raymond Leopol Bruckberger Notice biographique de l'Académie des sciences morales et politiques

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