Cayres

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Cayres
Commune
The Lake Bouchet beach, with the restaurant across the lake
The Lake Bouchet beach, with the restaurant across the lake
Coat of arms of Cayres
Coat of arms
Cayres is located in France
Cayres
Cayres
Coordinates: 44°55′35″N 3°48′28″E / 44.9264°N 3.8078°E / 44.9264; 3.8078Coordinates: 44°55′35″N 3°48′28″E / 44.9264°N 3.8078°E / 44.9264; 3.8078
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Le Puy-en-Velay
Canton Cayres
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Marc Mouret
Area1 29.22 km2 (11.28 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 613
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43042 /43510
Elevation 971–1,382 m (3,186–4,534 ft)
(avg. 1,180 m or 3,870 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.

Cayres is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

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