Saint-Simon, Cantal

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Saint-Simon
Chateau Oyez
Chateau Oyez
Location of Saint-Simon
Saint-Simon is located in France
Saint-Simon
Saint-Simon
Saint-Simon is located in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Saint-Simon
Saint-Simon
Coordinates: 44°57′50″N 2°29′27″E / 44.9639°N 2.4908°E / 44.9639; 2.4908Coordinates: 44°57′50″N 2°29′27″E / 44.9639°N 2.4908°E / 44.9639; 2.4908
CountryFrance
RegionAuvergne-Rhône-Alpes
DepartmentCantal
ArrondissementAurillac
CantonVic-sur-Cère
IntercommunalityCA Bassin d'Aurillac
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Daniel Fabre
Area
1
27.27 km2 (10.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
1,189
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
15215 /15130
Elevation655–1,031 m (2,149–3,383 ft)
(avg. 670 m or 2,200 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Saint-Simon is a commune in the Cantal department in south-central France.

The medieval town of Belliac, located near the present-day Saint-Simon, was the birthplace (in 946) of the prolific scholar Gerbert d'Aurillac, who became Pope Sylvester II, the first of the French popes.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962842—    
1968842+0.0%
19751,007+19.6%
1982959−4.8%
1990989+3.1%
19991,018+2.9%
20081,086+6.7%
20161,154+6.3%

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References[edit]

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