Cognat-Lyonne

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Cognat-Lyonne
Sainte-Radegonde Church
Sainte-Radegonde Church
Coat of arms of Cognat-Lyonne
Coat of arms
Cognat-Lyonne is located in France
Cognat-Lyonne
Cognat-Lyonne
Coordinates: 46°06′33″N 3°18′39″E / 46.1092°N 3.3108°E / 46.1092; 3.3108Coordinates: 46°06′33″N 3°18′39″E / 46.1092°N 3.3108°E / 46.1092; 3.3108
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Vichy
Canton Bellerive-sur-Allier
Intercommunality Vichy Communauté
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Raymond Mazal
Area1 12.51 km2 (4.83 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 689
 • Density 55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03080 /03110
Elevation 308–368 m (1,010–1,207 ft)
(avg. 360 m or 1,180 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.

Cognat-Lyonne is a commune in the department of Allier in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 456 —    
1968 488 +7.0%
1975 501 +2.7%
1982 474 −5.4%
1990 556 +17.3%
1999 547 −1.6%
2008 636 +16.3%
2012 689 +8.3%

Source: INSEE[1]

Government[edit]

List of successive mayors:

  • 1919-1945: Étienne Pélisson
  • 1945-1971: Lucien Riet
  • 1971-1977: Pierre Gillet
  • 1977-1983: André Goutheraud
  • 1983-1989: Raymond Mazal
  • 1989-unknown: André Goutheraud
  • 2001-current: Raymond Mazal[2]

Culture & Heritage[edit]

  • Sainte-Radegonde church (12th century): Historical Monument
  • Lyonne castle (18th century) built by Robert de Lyonne
  • Rilhat castle

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 legal populations - Cognat-Lyonne". INSEE (in French). Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "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 (in French). 1 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015.