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Orcival is located in France
Coordinates: 45°41′02″N 2°50′31″E / 45.684°N 2.842°E / 45.684; 2.842Coordinates: 45°41′02″N 2°50′31″E / 45.684°N 2.842°E / 45.684; 2.842
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Clermont-Ferrand
Canton Rochefort-Montagne
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Pascal Michaud
Area1 27.82 km2 (10.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 210
 • Density 7.5/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63264 /63210
Elevation 780–1,509 m (2,559–4,951 ft)
(avg. 860 m or 2,820 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.
La basilique Notre-Dame
Romanesque statue of Virgin and Child - Notre Dame d'Orcival

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

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  • Notre Dame d'Orcival, "All About Mary" The University of Dayton's Marian Library/International Marian Research Institute (IMRI) is the world's largest repository of books, artwork and artifacts devoted to Mary, the mother of Christ, and a pontifical center of research and scholarship with a vast presence in cyberspace.

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