Paray-sous-Briailles

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Paray-sous-Briailles
Coat of arms of Paray-sous-Briailles
Coat of arms
Location of Paray-sous-Briailles
Paray-sous-Briailles is located in France
Paray-sous-Briailles
Paray-sous-Briailles
Paray-sous-Briailles is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Paray-sous-Briailles
Paray-sous-Briailles
Coordinates: 46°17′28″N 3°21′57″E / 46.2911°N 3.3658°E / 46.2911; 3.3658Coordinates: 46°17′28″N 3°21′57″E / 46.2911°N 3.3658°E / 46.2911; 3.3658
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentAllier
ArrondissementMoulins
CantonSaint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule
Government
 • Mayor (2020–2026) Gilles Journet[1]
Area
1
22.18 km2 (8.56 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[2]
627
 • Density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03204 /03500
Elevation228–266 m (748–873 ft)
(avg. 234 m or 768 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Paray-sous-Briailles is a commune with 693 residents (as of January 1, 2017) in the French department of Allier in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region; before 2016, it belonged to the Auvergne region. Paray-sous-Briailles is located in the arrondissement (eng. administrative region) of Moulin and the canton of Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule. Its residents are called Parodiens.

Geography[edit]

Paray-sous-Briailles lies about 35 kilometers south-southeast of Moulins and 23 kilometers north-northwest of Vichy on the Allier river, which borders the municipality from the east. Paray-sous-Briailles is bordered by the municipalities of Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule to the north and west, Varennes-sur-Allier to the north and east, Créchy to the southeast, Marcenat to the south, as well as Loriges to the south and southwest.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962524—    
1968570+8.8%
1975513−10.0%
1982529+3.1%
1990495−6.4%
1999538+8.7%
2008623+15.8%
2012647+3.9%
Source: INSEE (1968–2012)

See also[edit]

Places of interest[edit]

Literature[edit]

Le Patrimoine des Communes de l'Allier. Volume 2. Flohic Editions, Paris 1999, ISBN 2-84234-053-1, p. 958-959.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Répertoire national des élus: les maires". data.gouv.fr, Plateforme ouverte des données publiques françaises (in French). 2 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.