La Forie

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La Forie
La Forie (Frankreich)
La Forie
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department (No) Puy-de-Dôme (63)
Arrondissement Ambert
Canton Ambert
Community association Ambert Livradois Forez
Coordinates 45° 36′ N, 3° 46′ ECoordinates 45° 36′ N, 3° 46′ O
Height 527–800 m
Area 2,85 km²
Inhabitants 324 (January 1, 2018)
Population density 114 inhabitants/km²
Postal code 63600
INSEE code

La Forie is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in north-central France with a population of 324 as of 1 January 2018. It is part of the arrondissement of Ambert and the canton of Ambert.


La Forie is located about 48 kilometers southeast of Clermont-Ferrand and 28 kilometers west of Montbrison in the Livradois-Forez Regional Natural Park, on the border with the neighboring Loire department. La Forie is surrounded by the neighbouring communes of Job to the north, Valcivières to the east and Ambert to the south and west.

Population development

Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2013
Inhabitants 384 383 377 350 396 372 351 311
Sources: Cassini and INSEE

Web links

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