Créchy

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Créchy
The railway station in the early 20th century
The railway station in the early 20th century
Coat of arms of Créchy
Coat of arms
Location of Créchy
Créchy is located in France
Créchy
Créchy
Créchy is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Créchy
Créchy
Coordinates: 46°15′44″N 3°25′27″E / 46.2622°N 3.4242°E / 46.2622; 3.4242Coordinates: 46°15′44″N 3°25′27″E / 46.2622°N 3.4242°E / 46.2622; 3.4242
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAllier
ArrondissementVichy
CantonSaint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule
IntercommunalityVarennes Forterre
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Luce Billet[1]
Area
1
11.61 km2 (4.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[2]
471
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03091 /03150
Elevation233–344 m (764–1,129 ft)
(avg. 232 m or 761 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Créchy is a commune in the Allier department in central France.

Between this village and nearby Billy, lagerstätten have yielded a rich assemblage of fossils from the Oligocene-Miocene boundary (c. 24-23 million years ago).[3]

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962356—    
1968440+23.6%
1975331−24.8%
1982425+28.4%
1990481+13.2%
1999442−8.1%
2008473+7.0%
2012486+2.7%

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 (in French). 1 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 19 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  3. ^ Hugueney et al. (2003)
  • Hugueney, Marguerite; Berthet, Didier; Bodergat, Anne-Marie; Escuillié, François; Mourer-Chauviré, Cécile & Wattinne, Aurélia (2003): La limite Oligocène-Miocène en Limagne: changements fauniques chez les mammifères, oiseaux et ostracodes des différents niveaux de Billy-Créchy (Allier, France) [The Oligocene-Miocene boundary in Limagne: faunal changes in the mammals, birds and ostracods from the different levels of Billy-Créchy (Allier, France)] [French with English abstract]. Geobios 36(6): 719–731. doi:10.1016/j.geobios.2003.01.002 (HTML abstract)