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Coat of arms of Fontannes
Coat of arms
Fontannes is located in France
Coordinates: 45°17′24″N 3°25′32″E / 45.29°N 3.4256°E / 45.29; 3.4256Coordinates: 45°17′24″N 3°25′32″E / 45.29°N 3.4256°E / 45.29; 3.4256
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Brioude
Canton Brioude-Sud
 • Mayor Philippe Vignancour
Area1 9.77 km2 (3.77 sq mi)
Population (2005)2 1,069
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43096 /43100
Elevation 419–527 m (1,375–1,729 ft)
(avg. 425 m or 1,394 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.

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


The Senouire forms part of the commune's southern border, then flows into the Allier, which forms all of its western border.

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