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A general view of Vieille-Brioude
A general view of Vieille-Brioude
Vieille-Brioude is located in France
Coordinates: 45°16′39″N 3°24′15″E / 45.2775°N 3.4042°E / 45.2775; 3.4042Coordinates: 45°16′39″N 3°24′15″E / 45.2775°N 3.4042°E / 45.2775; 3.4042
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Haute-Loire
Arrondissement Brioude
Canton Brioude-Sud
 • Mayor Roland Charreyron
Area1 27.7 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 1,099
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 43262 /43100
Elevation 425–725 m (1,394–2,379 ft)
(avg. 443 m or 1,453 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.

Vieille-Brioude is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

The little town market.


The Senouire forms part of the commune's north-eastern border, then flows into the Allier, which flows northward through the commune.

The village lies in the northern part of the commune, above the left bank of the Allier.

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