Ségur, Aveyron

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Coat of arms of Ségur
Coat of arms
Ségur is located in France
Coordinates: 44°17′36″N 2°50′07″E / 44.2933°N 2.8353°E / 44.2933; 2.8353Coordinates: 44°17′36″N 2°50′07″E / 44.2933°N 2.8353°E / 44.2933; 2.8353
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Millau
Canton Vézins-de-Lévézou
Intercommunality Lévézou Pareloup
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Capoulade
Area1 67.05 km2 (25.89 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 587
 • Density 8.8/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 12266 /12290
Elevation 716–1,005 m (2,349–3,297 ft)
(avg. 770 m or 2,530 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.

Ségur is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. Its inhabitants are the Ségurois, Séguroises.


Ségur is situated on the D29, the main road connecting the City of Rodez to Millau.


With its church perched on a hill and tightly packed houses, the village is well known to fishermen who enjoy Viaur and its banks. Segur is the starting point of a cultural tour with beautiful Romanesque churches and the Sanctuary of Bergounhoux, a place of pilgrimage.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 761 —    
1968 896 +17.7%
1975 803 −10.4%
1982 738 −8.1%
1990 662 −10.3%
1999 623 −5.9%
2008 587 −5.8%

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