Monestier, Allier

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Monestier
Commune
The church in Monestier
The church in Monestier
Monestier is located in France
Monestier
Monestier
Coordinates: 46°15′22″N 3°06′51″E / 46.2561°N 3.1142°E / 46.2561; 3.1142Coordinates: 46°15′22″N 3°06′51″E / 46.2561°N 3.1142°E / 46.2561; 3.1142
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Vichy
Canton Gannat
Intercommunality Sioule, Colettes et Bouble
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Yves Maupoil[1]
Area1 29.68 km2 (11.46 sq mi)
Population (2012)2 293
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03175 /03140
Elevation 290–413 m (951–1,355 ft)
(avg. 323 m or 1,060 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.

Monestier is a commune in the Allier department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The river Bouble forms most of the commune's southwestern border, then flows east through its southern part.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 436 —    
1968 437 +0.2%
1975 359 −17.8%
1982 274 −23.7%
1990 282 +2.9%
1999 266 −5.7%
2008 268 +0.8%
2012 293 +9.3%
Source: INSEE (1968–2012)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liste nominative des communes de l'Allier" [Nominative list of communes of Allier] (PDF). Association of Mayors and Presidents of Communities of Allier (in French). 1 April 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.