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Circle Genealogic and Historic Champanellois

Association "Law 1901" of Saint-Genès-Champanelle, 63 , France

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Geographical presentation

Situation

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Administratives divisions

country France
area Auvergne
department Puy-de-Dôme - (63)
canton Beaumont
commune Saint-Genès-Champanelle
district
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3ème - Clermont montagne

Fast map of the commune drawn by Thomas
showing the principal axes of communication

 

The commune is located close of the town of Clermont-Ferrand (from 12 to 18 km according to villages) to the heart of France.

It consists of 12 villages whose majority are at the east of the territory of the commune, the west being occuped by the volcanos of the chain of the Dômes.

1. Beaune 5. Fontfreyde 9. Pardon
2. Berzet 6. Laschamps 10. Saint-Genès-Champanelle
3. Champeaux 7. Manson 11. Thèdes
4. Chatrat 8. Nadaillat 12. Theix

Its coordinates geographical are as following :

longitude latitude
0,758 grades 50,8 grades
03°01'11" 45°43'16"


I
t belongs to the canton of Beaumont (Beaumont, Ceyrat and Saint-Genès-Champanelle, 3 communes) and to the district of Clermont Montagne.

The highest point is to 1255 m, it is the PUY DE LASCHAMPS. To annouce : the PUY DE LA VACHE and the PUY DE LASSOLAS, in the horseshoe shape becouse the crater exploded side.

With its 55,58 km2, it is the sixth commune of the department of Puy de Dôme, surface.

The communes bording are 9 :
Orcines, Ceyssat, Nébouzat, Aydat, St Saturnin, Chanonat, Romagnat, Ceyrat et Royat.

The territory of the commune is crossed by 2 trunk roads : RN89 and RD941a which go in direction of south-west towards Bordeaux.

The road racing set of Charade also called "Circuit of Auvergne", is divided between the commune of Royat and of Saint-Genès-Champanelle. The new made safe ring, shorter, is only on the commune of Saint-Genès-Champanelle.

Regional natural reserve of the Volcanos of Auvergne

Saint-Genès-Champanelle is located on the territory
of the Regional natural reserve of the Volcanos of Auvergne, created on March 1, 1967.

Its adress :

Maison du parc

Montlosier

63970 Aydat

Telephone : 04 73 65 64 00

panel of Regional natural reserve of the Volcanos of Auvergne

It is the vastest park of France with 393 000 hectares
and it gathers 153 communes lodging 92 000 inhabitants (data 2000).

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listed crosses 59
old postcards of the commune 153
old postcards except commune 47
old postcards of Puy de Dôme 118
associations listed on the commune 141
Gordon Bennett Cup 74

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