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Fournols is located in France
Coordinates: 45°31′05″N 3°35′21″E / 45.5181°N 3.5892°E / 45.5181; 3.5892Coordinates: 45°31′05″N 3°35′21″E / 45.5181°N 3.5892°E / 45.5181; 3.5892
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Ambert
Canton Canton of Saint-Germain-l'Herm
Intercommunality Communauté de communes du Haut-Livradois
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Méry
Area1 29.02 km2 (11.20 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 480
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63162 /63980
Elevation 938–1,200 m (3,077–3,937 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.

Fournols is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France. It is also the name of a soft-ripened, washed-rind cheese made in the region.

The village

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