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Coordinates: 45¬į35‚Ä≤21‚Ä≥N 2¬į44‚Ä≤24‚Ä≥EÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ45.5891666667¬įN 2.74¬įEÔĽŅ / 45.5891666667; 2.74

Commune of La Bourboule

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Location
La Bourboule is located in France
La Bourboule
Administration
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Puy-de-D√īme
Arrondissement Clermont-Ferrand
Canton Rochefort-Montagne
Intercommunality Massif du Sancy
Mayor Jean Falgoux
(2008‚Äď2014)
Statistics
Elevation 812‚Äď1,408 m (2,660‚Äď4,620 ft)
(avg. 850 m/2,800 ft)
Land area1 12.74 km2 (4.92 sq mi)
Population2 2,049  (2006)
 - Density 161 /km2 (420 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 63047/ 63150
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km¬≤ (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

La Bourboule is commune in the Puy-de-D√īme department in Auvergne in central France.

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1911 encyclopedia

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From LoveToKnow 1911

LA BOURBOULE, a watering-place of central France, in the department of Puy-de-Dome, 41 m. W. by N. of Mont-Dore by road. Pop. (1906) 1401. La Bourboule is situated on the right bank of the Dordogne at a height of 2790 ft. Its waters, of which arsenic is the characteristic constituent, are used in cases of diseases of the skin and respiratory organs, rheumatism, neuralgia, &c. Though known to the Romans they were not in much repute till towards the end of the 19th century. The town has three thermal establishments and a casino.


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