Vieillevie

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Vieillevie
Vieillevie is located in France
Vieillevie
Vieillevie
Coordinates: 44°38′46″N 2°25′06″E / 44.6461°N 2.4183°E / 44.6461; 2.4183Coordinates: 44°38′46″N 2°25′06″E / 44.6461°N 2.4183°E / 44.6461; 2.4183
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Aurillac
Canton Montsalvy
Intercommunality Montsalvy
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Louis Recoussines
Area1 9.65 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)2 110
 • Density 11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 15260 / 15120
Elevation 188–660 m (617–2,165 ft)
(avg. 220 m or 720 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.

Vieillevie is a commune in the département of Cantal in south-central France. The village stands on the north (right) bank of the River Lot, approximately 12 km west of Entraygues. The river here is the boundary between the départements of Cantal and Aveyron, and a bridge takes you from the village into Aveyron. The village is 32 km south of the large town of Aurillac and 35 km north of the large town of Rodez.

In the village are a château, a church, a hotel with an excellent restaurant (Hotel de la Terrasse), and a shop/cafe which offers many services.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 193 —    
1968 213 +10.4%
1975 194 −8.9%
1982 197 +1.5%
1990 146 −25.9%
1999 114 −21.9%
2008 113 −0.9%
2011 110 −2.7%

Monuments[edit]

The Château de Vieillevie, a mediaeval castle modified in the 16th century, is in the centre of the village next to the Mairie. It is a monument historique.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Culture: Château fort de Vieillevie (French)