Peyrissac

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Peyrissac
Coat of arms of Peyrissac
Coat of arms
Peyrissac is located in France
Peyrissac
Peyrissac
Coordinates: 45°30′11″N 1°42′00″E / 45.5031°N 1.7°E / 45.5031; 1.7Coordinates: 45°30′11″N 1°42′00″E / 45.5031°N 1.7°E / 45.5031; 1.7
Country France
Region Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Tulle
Canton Seilhac-Monédières
Intercommunality Vézère Monédières
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Josiane Vigroux-Sardenne
Area1 5.89 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
Population (2012[1])2 134
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 19165 / 19260
Elevation 331–442 m (1,086–1,450 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.

Peyrissac (Occitan: Pairiçac) is a commune in the Corrèze department of Limousin in central France.


Geography[edit]

Located on the Plateau de Millevaches in the Millevaches regional nature park, Peyrissac is a commune of the Massif Central. The commune is situated along the course of the Bradascour river, a tributary of the Vézère.

History[edit]

Heraldry[edit]

Coat of arms of Peyrissac



Azure, two lions rampant argent langued and armed gules.



Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 97 —    
1968 148 +52.6%
1975 131 −11.5%
1982 110 −16.0%
1990 106 −3.6%
1999 140 +32.1%
2008 135 −3.6%
2012 134 −0.7%

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