The covered market in Martel
|Intercommunality||Communauté de communes du Pays de Martel|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Jean-Claude Requier|
|Area1||35.28 km2 (13.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||42/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||46185 / 46600|
|Elevation||92–336 m (302–1,102 ft)
(avg. 240 m or 790 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.
The town has a distinctive sky-line with medieval towers. There is a museum containing items from Puy d'Issolud, a local Gallic archaeological site which has been identified as Uxellodunum, besieged by Julius Caesar in 51 BC.
Henry the Young King died here in 1183.
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