Polignac, Haute-Loire

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Polignac
The town, the fortress and its keep
The town, the fortress and its keep
Coat of arms of Polignac
Coat of arms
Polignac is located in France
Polignac
Polignac
Coordinates: 45°04′14″N 3°51′37″E / 45.0706°N 3.8603°E / 45.0706; 3.8603Coordinates: 45°04′14″N 3°51′37″E / 45.0706°N 3.8603°E / 45.0706; 3.8603
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Le Puy-en-Velay
Canton Le Puy-en-Velay-Nord
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Thierry Léotoing
Area1 33.05 km2 (12.76 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 2,602
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 43152 / 43000
Elevation 562–892 m (1,844–2,927 ft)
(avg. 740 m or 2,430 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.

Polignac is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France, dominated by the fortress Château de Polignac with its square donjon tower, 32 m tall.

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