Volvic

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Volvic
Commune de Volvic.jpg
Volvic is located in France
Volvic
Volvic
Coordinates: 45°52′16″N 3°02′16″E / 45.8711°N 3.0378°E / 45.8711; 3.0378Coordinates: 45°52′16″N 3°02′16″E / 45.8711°N 3.0378°E / 45.8711; 3.0378
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Riom
Canton Riom-Ouest
Intercommunality Volvic–Sources et Volcans
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Mohand Hamoumou
Area
 • Land1 27.78 km2 (10.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 4,698
 • Population2 density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 63470 / 63530
Elevation 392–998 m (1,286–3,274 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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.

Volvic (French pronunciation: ​[vɔlˈvik]) is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.

The church at Volvic is dedicated to “St Priest” (Projectus), who is reputed to have been killed here in 676 AD.[1]

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Volvic is twinned with:[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bienvenue sur le site de la commune de Volvic
  2. ^ a b c "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26. 

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