Target, Allier

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Target
Commune
The church in Target
The church in Target
Target is located in France
Target
Target
Coordinates: 46°17′25″N 3°03′44″E / 46.2903°N 3.0622°E / 46.2903; 3.0622Coordinates: 46°17′25″N 3°03′44″E / 46.2903°N 3.0622°E / 46.2903; 3.0622
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Moulins
Canton Gannat
Intercommunality Sioule, Colettes et Bouble
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) André Berthon[1]
Area1 26.47 km2 (10.22 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 275
 • Density 10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03277 /03140
Elevation 315–459 m (1,033–1,506 ft)
(avg. 434 m or 1,424 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.

Target is a commune in the Allier department in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France.

Geography[edit]

The Venant, a tributary of the Bouble, forms all of the commune's northwestern border, then flows into the Bouble, which forms all of its southwestern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 332 —    
1968 401 +20.8%
1975 345 −14.0%
1982 270 −21.7%
1990 264 −2.2%
1999 249 −5.7%
2008 260 +4.4%
2013 275 +5.8%
Source: INSEE (1968–2013)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liste nominative des communes de l'Allier" [Nominative list of communes of Allier] (PDF) (in French). Association of Mayors and Presidents of Communities of Allier. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 22 May 2016.