The parish church of Saint-Martin, in Flayat
|Intercommunality||CC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Alain Fouriaux|
|Area1||43.53 km2 (16.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|INSEE/Postal code||23081 /23260|
|Elevation||735–827 m (2,411–2,713 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.
An area of lakes and streams, forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the upper valley of the river Méouzette some 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Aubusson, at the junction of the D21, D30 and the D996 roads. The commune has an eastern border with the department of Allier and is within the national park of the Millevaches (not 1000 cows, but lakes).
The Chavanon (locally called la Ramade) forms most of the commune's eastern border.
- The sixteenth-century church of St. Martin.
- The chapel of Salesses, dating from the thirteenth century.
- The chapel of St. Clair, from the eighteenth century.
- A chateau.
- Flayat on the Quid website (in French)
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