Pleaux

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Pleaux
Ruins of the chateau of Branzac
Ruins of the chateau of Branzac
Coat of arms of Pleaux
Coat of arms
Pleaux is located in France
Pleaux
Pleaux
Coordinates: 45°08′08″N 2°13′38″E / 45.1356°N 2.2272°E / 45.1356; 2.2272Coordinates: 45°08′08″N 2°13′38″E / 45.1356°N 2.2272°E / 45.1356; 2.2272
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Mauriac
Canton Pleaux
Intercommunality Pays de Salers
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Sepchat
Area
 • Land1 92.39 km2 (35.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,620
 • Population2 density 18/km2 (45/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15153 / 15700
Elevation 264–765 m (866–2,510 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.

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

Geography[edit]

The Maronne river forms the commune's southern border, with the Enchanet reservoir.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 2,558 —    
1968 2,721 +6.4%
1975 2,531 −7.0%
1982 2,328 −8.0%
1990 2,146 −7.8%
1999 1,823 −15.1%
2008 1,620 −11.1%

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