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The towers of Peyrusse-le-Roc
The towers of Peyrusse-le-Roc
Coat of arms of Peyrusse-le-Roc
Coat of arms
Peyrusse-le-Roc is located in France
Location within Occitanie region
Peyrusse-le-Roc is located in Occitanie
Coordinates: 44°29′48″N 2°08′29″E / 44.4967°N 2.1414°E / 44.4967; 2.1414Coordinates: 44°29′48″N 2°08′29″E / 44.4967°N 2.1414°E / 44.4967; 2.1414
Country France
Region Occitanie
Department Aveyron
Arrondissement Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Canton Lot et Montbazinois
Intercommunality Plateau de Montbazens
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Francis Savignac
Area1 13.81 km2 (5.33 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 213
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 12181 /12220
Elevation 233–496 m (764–1,627 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

Peyrusse-le-Roc is a commune in the Aveyron department in southern France.

The Château Inférieur is a ruined castle which was taken by the English in 1163 and occupied by Simon de Montfort.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 392 —    
1968 392 +0.0%
1975 383 −2.3%
1982 374 −2.3%
1990 288 −23.0%
1999 229 −20.5%
2008 213 −7.0%

See also



External links

  • Media related to Peyrusse-le-Roc at Wikimedia Commons
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