Chavaniac-Lafayette

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Chavaniac-Lafayette
The Château de Chavaniac
Location of Chavaniac-Lafayette
Chavaniac-Lafayette is located in France
Chavaniac-Lafayette
Chavaniac-Lafayette
Chavaniac-Lafayette is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Chavaniac-Lafayette
Chavaniac-Lafayette
Coordinates: 45°09′34″N 3°34′52″E / 45.1594°N 3.5811°E / 45.1594; 3.5811Coordinates: 45°09′34″N 3°34′52″E / 45.1594°N 3.5811°E / 45.1594; 3.5811
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentHaute-Loire
ArrondissementBrioude
CantonPays de Lafayette
Government
 • MayorHélène Mansot
Area
1
8.41 km2 (3.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
288
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
43067 /43230
Elevation620–1,046 m (2,034–3,432 ft)
(avg. 714 m or 2,343 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chavaniac-Lafayette is a commune in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

The Château de Chavaniac, located in the commune, was the birthplace of Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette in 1757. Originally named Chavaniac, the commune was renamed Chavaniac-Lafayette in 1884 in honor of its most famous resident.

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  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.