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Messeix is located in France
Coordinates: 45°37′05″N 2°32′33″E / 45.6181°N 2.5425°E / 45.6181; 2.5425Coordinates: 45°37′05″N 2°32′33″E / 45.6181°N 2.5425°E / 45.6181; 2.5425
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand
Canton Canton of Bourg-Lastic
Intercommunality Communauté de communes Sioulet-Chavanon
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Battut[1]
Area1 39.32 km2 (15.18 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 1,195
 • Density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63225 /63750
Elevation 570–863 m (1,870–2,831 ft)
(avg. 750 m or 2,460 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.

Messeix is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.


The Chavanon forms the commune's north-western border.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Site de la préfecture du Puy-de-Dôme, consulté le 8 janvier 2008