Bertignat

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Bertignat
Commune
Entering the village
Entering the village
Bertignat is located in France
Bertignat
Bertignat
Coordinates: 45°37′07″N 3°40′54″E / 45.6186°N 3.6817°E / 45.6186; 3.6817Coordinates: 45°37′07″N 3°40′54″E / 45.6186°N 3.6817°E / 45.6186; 3.6817
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Ambert
Canton Les Monts du Livradois[1]
Intercommunality Haut-Livradois
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques Pouget[2]
Area1 24.31 km2 (9.39 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 467
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63037 /63480
Elevation 470–911 m (1,542–2,989 ft)
(avg. 750 m or 2,460 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.

Bertignat is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is bordered along its eastern and northern limits by the river Dore, tributary of the river Allier.

Localities[edit]

Babylone, le Bateau, les Batisses, Boisset, le Bost de Dore, Bourdelles, le Bourg, Boutonnargue, la Brugière, la Cambuse, le Chalet, Champandelay, le Chassagnon, le Chassaing, Chatelet, Chaussadis, les Claustres, la Collange Basse, le Champ, la Collange Haute, le Combas, le Combat, Conche, Conchette, la Côte de Sauvanis, la Croix du Bost de Dore, Dousson, Espinasse, la Faye, Flouvat, Fonlupt, le Fraisse, la Garde, la Goutte, Goutte-Clos, le Grand Bost, Grand Pré, la Grange, Lenteyras, Malfriat, Mariaux, Marioux, Meaux, le Mas, la Mayoux, Monteilhet, les Moulins, le Perrier, le Petit Bost, Pierre Grosse, Piessat, les Plaines, les Pommerettes, Pont de David (à cheval sur la commune de la Chapelle-Agnon), Pradis, le Prat, Pubrière, le Puy, Puybayou, la Ravanie, la Raze, les Rochades, la Roche, le Roule, le Rourre, Sagne Vert, Sauvanis, les Thuis,

Administration[edit]

Since March 2008, the Mayor has been Claudette Imbault, a retired education official.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1990 552 —    
1999 495 −10.3%
2006 488 −1.4%
2009 485 −0.6%
2013 467 −3.7%
Source: INSEE

Sights[edit]

The parish church was classified as a historic monument in 1987. Notable are: a wayside cross in stone from the sixteenth century; and stone alcove of baptismal fonts from the last quarter of the fifteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Décret 2014-210 du 21 février 2014 portant délimitation des cantons dans le département du Puy-de-Dôme" [2014-210 decree delimiting cantons of Puy-de-Dôme department]. Légifrance (in French). 21 February 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "List of Mayors of Puy-de-Dôme" (PDF). Prefecture of Puy-de-Dôme. 9 April 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2016.