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Haut-Bocage
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Montluçon
Canton Huriel
Intercommunality Val de Cher
Area
1
70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
933
 • Density 13.208/km2 (34.208/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
03158 /03190
Elevation 182–359 m (597–1,178 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Haut-Bocage is a commune in the Allier department of central France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

The town hall is in Maillet.

History

The Haut-Bocage was established on 1 January 2016 with the former communes of Maillet, Givarlais and Louroux-Hodement.

Geography

Haut-Bocage is in the western part of the Allier department, in the valley of the Cher river at 16 km (9.9 mi) to the north of Montluçon, the subprefecture of the arrondissement.

It has an area of 70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi) with an altitude of 182–359 m (597–1,178 ft).

The 3 former communes that form Haut-Bocage
Maillet, Givarlais and Louroux-Hodement

Composition

The commune is formed by:

Name Code
INSEE
Area
(km²)
Population
(2013)
Density
(Inh./km²)
Maillet 03158 26.61 344 12.9
Givarlais 03123 14.85 246 16.6
Louroux-Hodement 03153 29.18 343 11.8

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