Aveyron

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Aveyron
Prefectur biggin o the Aveyron depairtment, in Rodez
Prefectur biggin o the Aveyron depairtment, in Rodez
Banner o Aveyron
Banner
Coat o airms o Aveyron
Coat o airms
Location o Aveyron in Fraunce
Location o Aveyron in Fraunce
Coordinates: 44°15′N 02°42′E / 44.250°N 2.700°E / 44.250; 2.700Coordinates: 44°15′N 02°42′E / 44.250°N 2.700°E / 44.250; 2.700
KintraFrance
RegionMidi-Pyrénées
PrefecturRodez
SubprefectursMillau
Villefranche-de-Rouergue
Govrenment
 • Preses o the General CooncilJean-Claude Luche (UMP)
Area
 • Total8,735 km2 (3,373 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
 • Tot277,048
 • Rank78t
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Depairtment nummer12
Arrondissements3
Cantons23
Communes304
^1 French Laund Register data, which exclude estuaries, an lochs, ponds, an glaciers larger nor 1 km2

Aveyron (French pronunciation: ​[avɛʁɔ̃]; Occitan: Avairon [avajˈɾu]) is a department locatit in the north-east o the Midi-Pyrenees region o soothren Fraunce named efter the Aveyron River.