Canton of Allanche
canton of Allanche
|Establishment date||March 4, 1790|
|Dissolution date||March 29, 2015|
|Residents||2,107 (Jan 1, 2012)|
|Population density||7 inhabitants / km²|
The canton of Allanche was 2015 a French constituency in Cantal and in the former region Auvergne . It comprised eleven parishes in the arrondissement of Saint-Flour ; its main town (French: chef-lieu ) was Allanche .
The canton was founded on March 4, 1790 as part of the establishment of the départements as part of the then "District de Murat". With the creation of the arrondissements on February 17, 1800, the canton was assigned to the Arrondissement Murat and redesigned. On September 10, 1926, the canton changed to the Arrondissement Saint-Flour with the dissolution of the Arrondissement Murat. The nationwide changes in the composition of the cantons finally resulted in its dissolution in March 2015.
The canton bordered in the north on the former cantons Condat and Ardes in the Arrondissement Issoire in the department Puy-de-Dôme , in the east on the canton Massiac , in the south on the canton Saint-Flour-Nord and in the southwest and west on the canton Murat .
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