Ségur, Aveyron

Ségur is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France. Its inhabitants are the Ségurois, Séguroises.

Ségur
Coat of arms of Ségur
Coat of arms
Location of Ségur
Ségur is located in France
Ségur
Ségur
Ségur is located in Occitanie
Ségur
Ségur
Coordinates: 44°17′36″N 2°50′07″E / 44.2933°N 2.8353°E / 44.2933; 2.8353Coordinates: 44°17′36″N 2°50′07″E / 44.2933°N 2.8353°E / 44.2933; 2.8353
CountryFrance
RegionOccitanie
DepartmentAveyron
ArrondissementMillau
CantonRaspes et Lévezou
IntercommunalityLévézou Pareloup
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Hubert Capoulade
Area
1
67.05 km2 (25.89 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan. 2018)[1]
548
 • Density8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
12266 /12290
Elevation716–1,005 m (2,349–3,297 ft)
(avg. 770 m or 2,530 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

GeographyEdit

Ségur is situated on the D29, the main road connecting the City of Rodez to Millau.

HistoryEdit

With its church perched on a hill and tightly packed houses, the village is well known to fishermen who enjoy Viaur and its banks. Segur is the starting point of a cultural tour with beautiful Romanesque churches and the Sanctuary of Bergounhoux, a place of pilgrimage.

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962761—    
1968896+17.7%
1975803−10.4%
1982738−8.1%
1990662−10.3%
1999623−5.9%
2008587−5.8%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2018". INSEE. 28 December 2020.