Lapalisse

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Lapalisse
Commune
The church in Lapalisse
The church in Lapalisse
Coat of arms of Lapalisse
Coat of arms
Lapalisse is located in France
Lapalisse
Lapalisse
Location within Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region
Lapalisse is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Lapalisse
Lapalisse
Coordinates: 46°15′01″N 3°38′17″E / 46.2503°N 3.6381°E / 46.2503; 3.6381Coordinates: 46°15′01″N 3°38′17″E / 46.2503°N 3.6381°E / 46.2503; 3.6381
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Vichy
Canton Lapalisse
Intercommunality Pays de Lapalisse
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jacques de Chabannes
Area1 33.01 km2 (12.75 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 3,122
 • Density 95/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03138 /03120
Elevation 264–465 m (866–1,526 ft)
(avg. 300 m or 980 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.

Lapalisse (Occitan: La Paliça) is a commune in the Allier department in central France. The organist Émile Bourdon (1884–1974) was born in Lapalisse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1794 2,409 —    
1800 1,665 −30.9%
1806 1,890 +13.5%
1820 2,061 +9.0%
1831 2,245 +8.9%
1836 2,286 +1.8%
1841 2,401 +5.0%
1846 2,670 +11.2%
1851 2,696 +1.0%
1856 2,665 −1.1%
1861 2,801 +5.1%
1866 2,821 +0.7%
1872 2,771 −1.8%
1876 2,746 −0.9%
1881 2,900 +5.6%
1886 2,952 +1.8%
1891 2,904 −1.6%
1896 2,941 +1.3%
1901 2,847 −3.2%
1906 2,971 +4.4%
1911 2,913 −2.0%
1921 2,732 −6.2%
1926 2,958 +8.3%
1931 3,158 +6.8%
1936 3,234 +2.4%
1946 3,260 +0.8%
1954 3,182 −2.4%
1962 3,349 +5.2%
1968 3,528 +5.3%
1975 3,605 +2.2%
1982 3,553 −1.4%
1990 3,603 +1.4%
1999 3,302 −8.4%
2008 3,175 −3.8%
2012 3,122 −1.7%
2017 3,500 +12.1%
Source: INSEE (1968–2012)

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