Saint-Germain-Lembron

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Saint-Germain-Lembron
Saint-Germain-Lembron is located in France
Saint-Germain-Lembron
Saint-Germain-Lembron
Coordinates: 45°27′29″N 3°14′24″E / 45.458°N 3.240°E / 45.458; 3.240Coordinates: 45°27′29″N 3°14′24″E / 45.458°N 3.240°E / 45.458; 3.240
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Issoire
Canton Saint-Germain-Lembron
Intercommunality Lembron Val d'Allier
Government
 • Mayor (2001–2007) Anne-Marie Stenberjak
Area1 15.7 km2 (6.1 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 1,745
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 63352 /63340
Elevation 397–544 m (1,302–1,785 ft)
(avg. 394 m or 1,293 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.

Saint-Germain-Lembron is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.

Geography[edit]

The village of Saint-Germain-Lembron is located in an alluvial basin crossed by a small stream : the Lembronnais. That's what it Lembron from the suffix added to the name of Saint-Germain.

The heart of the village is situated off the highway A75 near the river Couze Ardes which flows into the Allier some two kilometers downstream on the territory of the neighboring town of Breuil-sur-Couze .

History[edit]

The history of Saint-Germain-Lembron dates back to Gallo-Roman times when a town designated as the Liziniat (Liziniacus) appearing in some ancient writings, the latter being located on-site or near the present village. One of three churches dedicated to St. Germain[disambiguation needed] was built here and, the town was home to a community of canons from the second half of the 10th century , finally gave its name to the town, as already attested to the Merovingian vicus.

From the 14th century , Saint-Germain-Lembron ranks among the thirteen good towns of Lower Auvergne.

During the revolutionary period of the National Convention (1792-1795), the town took the name of Liziniac-Lembron.

Politics[edit]

  • March 2001 March 2008 Anne-Marie Stebernjak
  • March 2008 March 2014 René Roux
  • March 2014 In progress Graziella Brunetti LG left Party

Demographics[edit]

Population of St Germain Lembron

In 2013, the municipality had 1,884 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known throughout the population censuses carried out in the town since 1793. From the twenty-first century, actual census towns under 10 000 inhabitants are held every five years, in contrast other cities that have a sample survey every year, .

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