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Volvic is located in France
Country France
Region Auvergne
Department Puy-de-Dôme
Arrondissement Riom
Canton Riom-Ouest
Intercommunality Volvic–Sources et Volcans
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Mohand Hamoumou
Area1 27.78 km2 (10.73 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 4,698
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 63470 / 63530
Elevation 392–998 m (1,286–3,274 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Volvic (French pronunciation: ​) is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.

The church at Volvic is dedicated to “St Priest” (Projectus), who is reputed to have been killed here in 676 AD.[1]


  • International relations 1
    • Twin towns – Sister cities 1.1
  • Gallery 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Volvic is twinned with:[2]


See also


  • INSEE commune file
  1. ^ Bienvenue sur le site de la commune de Volvic
  2. ^ a b c "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26. 

External links

  • City Official Website
  • Volvic Tourism Board
  • (commercial link) Volvic Mineral Water

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