Saint-Côme-d'Olt

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Saint-Côme-d'Olt
VIa Podiensis, view on Saint-Côme-d'OltIMG 0367.jpg
Saint-Côme-d'Olt is located in France
Saint-Côme-d'Olt
Saint-Côme-d'Olt
Coordinates: 44°30′59″N 2°48′55″E / 44.5164°N 2.8153°E / 44.5164; 2.8153Coordinates: 44°30′59″N 2°48′55″E / 44.5164°N 2.8153°E / 44.5164; 2.8153
Country France
Region Midi-Pyrénées
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Rodez
Canton Espalion
Government
 • Mayor (2008–present) Nathalie Auguy-Perie
Area
 • Land1 30.1 km2 (11.6 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,387
 • Population2 density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 12216 / 12500
Elevation 340–840 m (1,120–2,760 ft)
(avg. 340 m or 1,120 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.

Saint-Côme-d'Olt (Occitan: Sant Còsme) is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is located in the Lot valley, near the confluence with the river called Boralde of Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac.

Way of St. James[edit]

Saint-Côme-d'Olt with its twisted church spire is located on the Le Puy route (Latin: Via Podiensis, French: route du Puy) of the Way of St. James.
Pilgrims come from Saint-Chély-d'Aubrac. Their next stage is Espalion, and its church of Perse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 949 —    
1968 1,003 +5.7%
1975 1,103 +10.0%
1982 1,207 +9.4%
1990 1,198 −0.7%
1999 1,257 +4.9%
2008 1,387 +10.3%

Administration[edit]

List of mayors
Term Mayor Party
March 2001 to March 2008 Louis Morvan P.S
March 2008 to present Nathalie Auguy-Périé [1] U.M.P

See also[edit]

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