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Aurillac

Aurillac QuartierStGeraud.jpg
Saint-Géraud church and surrounding buildings.
Coat of arms of Aurillac
Administration
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Cantal
Arrondissement Aurillac
Intercommunality Communauté d'agglomération du bassin d'Aurillac
Mayor Pierre Mathonier
(2014–2020)
Statistics
Elevation 573–867 m (1,880–2,844 ft)
(avg. 622 m or 2,041 ft*)
Land area1 28.76 km2 (11.10 sq mi)
Population2 27,074  (2012)
 - Density 941/km2 (2,440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 15014/ 15000
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.

Aurillac is a commune. It is the prefecture of the Cantal department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

Sister cities

Aurillac is twinned with:

  • Bocholt, Germany
  • Bassetlaw in Nottinghamshire County, U.K.
  • Bougouni, Mali
  • Altea, Spain
  • Vorona in Botoşani County, Romania


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