Yssingeaux

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Yssingeaux
The chapel in Yssingeaux
The chapel in Yssingeaux
Coat of arms of Yssingeaux
Coat of arms
Location of Yssingeaux
Yssingeaux is located in France
Yssingeaux
Yssingeaux
Yssingeaux is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Yssingeaux
Yssingeaux
Coordinates: 45°08′37″N 4°07′28″E / 45.1436°N 4.1244°E / 45.1436; 4.1244Coordinates: 45°08′37″N 4°07′28″E / 45.1436°N 4.1244°E / 45.1436; 4.1244
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Loire
ArrondissementYssingeaux
CantonYssingeaux
IntercommunalitySucs
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Bernard Gallot
Area
1
80.57 km2 (31.11 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
7,162
 • Density89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
43268 /43200
Elevation589–1,320 m (1,932–4,331 ft)
(avg. 840 m or 2,760 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Yssingeaux (French pronunciation: ​[isɛ̃ʒo]; Occitan: Sinjau) is a commune and sous-préfecture in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France, situated between the towns of Le Puy en Velay and Firminy. The town has a population of approximately 7,200 residents.

Geography[edit]

The river Lignon du Velay flows through the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
20066,888—    
20076,931+0.6%
20086,936+0.1%
20096,946+0.1%
20107,009+0.9%
20117,055+0.7%
20127,101+0.7%
20137,061−0.6%
20147,105+0.6%
20157,122+0.2%
20167,162+0.6%

Politics[edit]

Presidential Elections 2nd Round [1][edit]

Election Winning Candidate Party %
2017 Emmanuel Macron EM 63.93
2012 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 52.13
2007 Nicolas Sarkozy UMP 56.82
2002 Jacques Chirac RPR 81.10

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