Fons, Lot


Reveillac House, in Fons

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Coordinates: 44°39′54″N 1°57′07″E / 44.665°N 1.9519°E / 44.665; 1.9519Coordinates: 44°39′54″N 1°57′07″E / 44.665°N 1.9519°E / 44.665; 1.9519
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Lot
Arrondissement Arrondissement of Figeac
Canton Canton of Figeac-Ouest
Intercommunality Figeac-Communauté
  Mayor (20012008) Jean Roussiès
Area1 14.95 km2 (5.77 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 342
  Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 46108 / 46100
Elevation 212–425 m (696–1,394 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 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.

Fons is a commune in the Lot department in south-western France. The 19th-century French historian, librarian and palaeographer Léon Lacabane (1798–1884) was born in Fons.

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