Billy, Allier

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Billy
Castle
Castle
Coat of arms of Billy
Coat of arms
Location of Billy
Billy is located in France
Billy
Billy
Billy is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Billy
Billy
Coordinates: 46°14′14″N 3°25′48″E / 46.2372°N 3.43°E / 46.2372; 3.43Coordinates: 46°14′14″N 3°25′48″E / 46.2372°N 3.43°E / 46.2372; 3.43
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAllier
ArrondissementVichy
CantonSaint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule
IntercommunalityVichy Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Pierre Blanc[1]
Area
1
10.22 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population
(2013)2
843
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03029 /03260
Elevation235–375 m (771–1,230 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 ft)
Websitebilly-allier.fr
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.

Billy (Occitan, Bilhi) is a commune in the Allier department in central France.

Geography[edit]

History[edit]

Between this village and nearby Créchy, lagerstätten have yielded a rich assemblage of fossils from the Oligocene-Miocene boundary (c. 24-23 million years ago).[2]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962820—    
19681,084+32.2%
1975912−15.9%
1982921+1.0%
19901,007+9.3%
1999929−7.7%
2008840−9.6%
2013843+0.4%
Source: INSEE (1968–2013[3])

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liste nominative des communes de l'Allier (avec maire, arrondissement et canton)" [Nominative list of communes of Allier (with mayor, arrondissement and canton)] (PDF). Association of Mayors and Presidents of Communities of Allier. 1 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
  2. ^ Hugueney et al. (2003)
  3. ^ "2013 legal populations - Billy" (in French). Retrieved 1 February 2016.