Puy de dome
The Puy-de-d?me is a French department, in the area of Auvergne. Its name comes to him from a remarkable volcanic top: the puy of Dome (lo Puei de Doma or lo Puei Domat in occitan auvergnat).
Its inhabitants were called Puydomois, name enterinee by the General advice in December 2005, then modifiee, in spring 2006, following many mails received with the seat of the general advice. The official name, reproduced today on all the documents, is: Puydomois. INSEE and the Post office allot code 63 to him.
The department was creates with the French Revolution, on March 4, 1790 pursuant to the law of December 22, 1789, starting from part of the province of Auvergne.
With its creation in 1790, the department was to be called Mount-Gilds, but the deputy of Clermont-Ferrand, Gaultier de Biauzat intervened because he thought that this name would draw the attention of the tax authorities to its fellow-citizens, he was listening and the department was called finally Puy-de-d?me.
The current department corresponds has a part only of the old historical area appelee Low-Auvergne, from which ressortissaient also part of the current department Allier (Combrailles, North of Limagne between Aigueperse and Saint-Pourcain, the town of Cusset and the mountain bourbonnaise) and Brivadois (area of Brioude) currently in Haute-Loire, without forgetting the north-eastern fringe of the Cantal (until Rhue), including/understanding Cezallier.
The Puy-de-d?me belongs to the area of Auvergne. It is bordering on the departments Allier, of the Loire, of the Haute-Loire, the Cantal, Correze and the Hollow one.
latest Department notices
Domaine de Château-Dauphin, French Heritage monument to Pontgibaud 1
Fortress from the end of the 12th century (Dungeon), transformed until the ... 15th century, then restored in the 19th century by J. Moreau. Enclosure built in the (...) Domaine de Château-Dauphin, French Heritage monument to Pontgibaud
Castle 'Chazelles' to Aveze
The main body of the castle is certainly built at the beginning ... of the 17th century; in 1691, the main door of the front facade is redone. In the 18th century, two pavilions of angle off-work are backed the 2 corner half-off-work on the main façade towers. It is probably at this time that the two towers are refurbished jagged. In 1824, right Pavilion presented a grip much larger now, without that we can specify the plan grounded. At the beginning of the 19th century, the space between the towers on the two short sides of the main body is constructed.
House boat to Perignat sur allier
House built to the East of the town of Pérignat-sur-Allier, in cadastral ... section ZB; built in the 1960s, prior to 1967; its superimposed terraces configuration evokes the different levels of decks of a ship, from which the term which it is sometimes given boat House.
Church Saint-Vital and Saint-Agricol, French Heritage monument to Bulhon 2
Roman auvergnat style building, originally castle chapel. It was given to the ... monks of la Chaise-Dieu in 1050. This church, preceded by a modern tower-porch (...) Church Saint-Vital and Saint-Agricol, French Heritage monument to Bulhon
Terminal of justice, Montferrand, French Heritage monument to Clermont ferrand 15
Terminal on the end of the 15th century, in lava stone, rectangular ... in shape, limiting the Royal Court at Montferrand. The book is an ecu the Royal arms, (...) Terminal of justice, Montferrand, French Heritage monument to Clermont ferrand
Parish Church of St. Clement, French Heritage monument to St clement de regnat 13
The Church is fully built in limestone rubble, only the foundations of ... the 19th century are paired. The two spans of the central vessel, both collateral and (...) Parish Church of St. Clement, French Heritage monument to St clement de regnat
Town Hall; school, French Heritage monument to St clement de regnat 10
The central body on a square and packed floor addition is covered ... by a roof to an everything on the front. It is framed by two main buildings on the ground (...) Town Hall; school, French Heritage monument to St clement de regnat
Church Saint-Limin (or Saint-Martin), French Heritage monument to Thuret 1
Church built in the 11th century (nave, side aisles) and 12th centuries ... (transept, Central apse and apsidal chapels). In the 15th century, construction of the (...) Church Saint-Limin (or Saint-Martin), French Heritage monument to Thuret