Vicq, Allier

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Vicq
The church in Vicq
The church in Vicq
Vicq is located in France
Vicq
Vicq
Coordinates: 46°08′52″N 3°05′34″E / 46.1478°N 3.0928°E / 46.1478; 3.0928Coordinates: 46°08′52″N 3°05′34″E / 46.1478°N 3.0928°E / 46.1478; 3.0928
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Montluçon
Canton Gannat
Intercommunality Sioule, Colettes et Bouble
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Pierre Lenvoisé[1]
Area1 13.25 km2 (5.12 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 331
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03311 /03450
Elevation 302–437 m (991–1,434 ft)
(avg. 326 m or 1,070 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.

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

Vicq comes from vicus, which means central Gallo-Roman administration, on a local scale.

Geography[edit]

It is located 13 km from Gannat, 33 km from Vichy and 5 km from Ébreuil.

Administration[edit]

List of mayors
Period Name Party
2001–2008 -? Jean- François Henry
2014–current Pierre Lenvoisé[1]

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 394 —    
1968 430 +9.1%
1975 342 −20.5%
1982 315 −7.9%
1990 310 −1.6%
1999 300 −3.2%
2008 324 +8.0%
2013 331 +2.2%
Source: INSEE (1968–2013)

Its inhabitants are called "Vicquois".

Sights[edit]

  • Romanesque church, classified as a historic site in 1911.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 23 May 2016.