Ségur, Aveyron

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Ségur
Ségur is located in France
Ségur
Ségur
Coordinates: 44°17′36″N 2°50′07″E / 44.2933°N 2.8353°E / 44.2933; 2.8353Coordinates: 44°17′36″N 2°50′07″E / 44.2933°N 2.8353°E / 44.2933; 2.8353
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Millau
Canton Vézins-de-Lévézou
Intercommunality Lévézou Pareloup
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Capoulade
Area
 • Land1 67.05 km2 (25.89 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 587
 • Population2 density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12266 / 12290
Elevation 716–1,005 m (2,349–3,297 ft)
(avg. 770 m or 2,530 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.

Ségur is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. Its inhabitants are the Ségurois, Séguroises.

Geography[edit]

Ségur is situated on the D29, the main road connecting the City of Rodez to Millau.

History[edit]

With its church perched on a hill and tightly packed houses, the village is well known to fishermen who enjoy Viaur and its banks. Segur is the starting point of a cultural tour with beautiful Romanesque churches and the Sanctuary of Bergounhoux, a place of pilgrimage.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 761 —    
1968 896 +17.7%
1975 803 −10.4%
1982 738 −8.1%
1990 662 −10.3%
1999 623 −5.9%
2008 587 −5.8%

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