Lempdes

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Lempdes
Location of Lempdes
Lempdes is located in France
Lempdes
Lempdes
Lempdes is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Lempdes
Lempdes
Coordinates: 45°46′19″N 3°11′40″E / 45.7719°N 3.1944°E / 45.7719; 3.1944Coordinates: 45°46′19″N 3°11′40″E / 45.7719°N 3.1944°E / 45.7719; 3.1944
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentPuy-de-Dôme
ArrondissementClermont-Ferrand
CantonCanton of Pont-du-Château
IntercommunalityClermont Auvergne Métropole
Government
 • Mayor (2014–) Henri Gisselbrecht[1]
Area
1
12.3 km2 (4.7 sq mi)
Population
(2013)2
8,308
 • Density680/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
63193 /63370
Elevation317–505 m (1,040–1,657 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 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.

Lempdes (French pronunciation [lɑ̃ːd]; Auvergnat: Lende) is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.

Sights[edit]

The parish church of St Rock[clarification needed] (église Saint-Étienne) is in the Romanesque style and dates from the 12th century. It is first recorded in a document of the beginning of the 13th century.[2]

The famous 2CV car was invented in Lempdes

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Site de la ville de Lempdes, consulté le 29 juillet 2016
  2. ^ Lempdes: mémoire d'un village; pp. 58-69

Further reading[edit]

  • Lempdes: mémoire d'un village. Lempdes: Association "Lempdes: mémoire d'un village", 2000 ("Un recueil de souvenirs ... le fruit d'un long travail dont les Amis du Vieux Lempdes ont été les artisans"—preface)