Royat

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Royat
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Royat is located in France
Royat
Royat
Coordinates: 45°46′50″N 3°05′15″E / 45.7806°N 3.0875°E / 45.7806; 3.0875Coordinates: 45°46′50″N 3°05′15″E / 45.7806°N 3.0875°E / 45.7806; 3.0875
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Clermont-Ferrand
Canton Chamalières[1]
Intercommunality Clermont
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Marcel Aledo
Area1 6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,802
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63308 /63130
Elevation 457–904 m (1,499–2,966 ft)
(avg. 728 m or 2,388 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.

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

Since Roman times, its thermal springs have made it a spa town, and the remains of the Roman baths are still visible.[2]

The population in 1999 was 4,745.

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  • Brandt, George Henry (1880). Royat (Les Bains) in Auvergne: Its Mineral Waters and Climate. H.K. Lewis. 
  • Clermont-Ferrand, Royat and Surroundings. Manufacture française des pneumatiques Michelin. 1919. 

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