|Community association||Châtaigneraie Cantalienne|
|Coordinates||44 ° 42 ′ N , 2 ° 21 ′ E|
|surface||43.72 km 2|
|Residents||783 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||18 inhabitants / km 2|
View of Mourjou
Puycapel is a French municipality with 783 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Cantal in the region of Auvergne Rhône-Alpes ; it belongs to the Arrondissement Aurillac and is part of the cantons Arpajon-sur-Cère (district Calvinet) and Maurs (district Mourjou).
It was created as Commune nouvelle with effect from January 1, 2019 through the amalgamation of the previous municipalities Calvinet and Mourjou , which have the status of a Commune déléguée in the new municipality . The administrative headquarters are in Calvinet.
|Area (km²)||Population as of
January 1, 2017
|Calvinet (administrative headquarters)||15027||13.73||462|
Puycapel is about 15 miles southeast of Aurillac . The Célé flows through the municipality . Puycapel is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Leynhac and Saint-Antoine in the north, Marcolès in the north and north-east, Sénezergues in the east and north-east, Cassaniouze in the south and south-east, Conques-en-Rouergue in the south, Saint-Santin in the south and south-west and Saint- Constant-Fournoulès to the south and west.
- Saint Barthélemy Church
- Lamothe Castle, Monument historique
- Saint-Médard church
- Jalenques Castle
- Berbezou Castle
- Sadour Castle
- Jalenques Mill
- ↑ Decree of the Prefecture No. 2018-1644 on the formation of the Commune nouvelle Puycapel on December 12, 2018.
- ↑ current population according to INSEE
- ↑ Calvinet: Entry No. 15027 in the Base Mérimée of the French Ministry of Culture (French) and Mourjou Entry No. 15136 in the Base Mérimée of the French Ministry of Culture (French)