Cantal

French depairtment

Cantal (French pronunciation: ​[kɑ̃.tal]; Occitan: Cantal, Cantau, Chantal, Chantau) is a depairtment in sooth-central Fraunce.

Cantal
Prefectur biggin o the Cantal depairtment, in Aurillac
Prefectur biggin o the Cantal depairtment, in Aurillac
Banner o Cantal
Banner
Coat o airms o Cantal
Coat o airms
Location o Cantal in Fraunce
Location o Cantal in Fraunce
Coordinates: 45°2′N 3°6′E / 45.033°N 3.100°E / 45.033; 3.100Coordinates: 45°2′N 3°6′E / 45.033°N 3.100°E / 45.033; 3.100
KintraFraunce
RegionAuvergne
PrefecturAurillac
SubprefectursMauriac
Saint-Flour
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilVincent Descoeur (UMP)
Area
 • Total5,726 km2 (2,211 sq mi)
Population
 (1999)
 • Tot150,778
 • Rank92nt
 • Density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer15
Arrondissements3
Cantons15
Communes260
^1 French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers lairger nor 1 km2