The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Clermont-Ferrand, France.
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Clermont-Ferrand is a city and commune of France, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, with a population of 143,886 (2017). Its metropolitan area had 485,315 inhabitants at the 2017 census. It is the prefecture (capital) of the Puy-de-Dôme department. Olivier Bianchi is its current mayor.
Puy-de-Dôme is a department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in the centre of France. In 2016, it had a population of 650,700. Its prefecture is Clermont-Ferrand and subprefectures are Ambert, Issoire, Riom and Thiers.
The Arverni were a Gallic people dwelling in the modern Auvergne region during the Iron Age and the Roman period. They were one of the most powerful tribes of ancient Gaul, contesting primacy over the region with the neighbouring Aedui.
Auvergne is a former administrative region in central France, comprising the four departments of Allier, Puy-de-Dôme, Cantal and Haute-Loire. Since 1 January 2016, it has been part of the new region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
Orcines is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France. Located at the foot of the Chaine des Puys, Orcines is an important village for the hikers who come visiting the natural heritage in Auvergne. The town belongs to the rural area of Clermont-Ferrand.
Issoire is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.
The arrondissement of Clermont-Ferrand is an arrondissement of France in the Puy-de-Dôme department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. It has 74 communes. Its population is 354,048 (2016), and its area is 912.6 km2 (352.4 sq mi).
Royat is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France.
Aubière is a commune located in the department of Puy-de-Dôme in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in southeast France. As of 2017 its population was 10,061.
Blanzat is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France.
La Goutelle is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.
Malintrat is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme département in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in central France.
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Agis-Léon Ledru (1816-1885) was a French architect and politician.
The Clermont-Ferrand tramway was a tram system in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand between 1890 and 1956. A new system came into operation in 2006.
The Temple of Mercury at Puy de Dôme is a Gallo-Roman trachyte temple built in the 2nd century at the summit of the dome. It replaced a 1st-century arkose temple on the same site, which was apparently too small to accommodate the many pilgrims who visited. Its remains were revealed by excavation campaigns in 1875 and at the turn of the century.
The Regional Council of Auvergne was the deliberative assembly of the former French region of Auvergne. The assembly sat in Clermont-Ferrand.
This article incorporates information from the French Wikipedia.
Local history: Clermont-Ferrand
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