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    Key figures

    Here are a few key figures representative of our region.
    You will discover that three administrative regions + three departments = one region - the Aubrac !

    Key figures

    The Aubrac

    Covers 2500 km²

    6 inhabitants per km2

    3 departments (Aveyron, Cantal, Lozère) and 3 administrative regions (Midi-Pyrénées, Auvergne, Languedoc-Roussillon)

    Very varied flora considered to be among the richest in Europe

    Aubrac-Laguiole region

    311.3 km²

    3435 inhabitants

    1000 m above sea level on average

    1439 m above sea level: highest point in the region

    3 long hiking trails passing through the region (GR65-Via Podiensis, Tour of the Monts d'Aubrac and Road to St Guilhem)

    3: is the number of stars achieved by Michel and Sébastien Bras for their cuisine

    1120: first construction at the Aubrac monastery-hospital

    25 May: traditionally the date when the herds of Aubrac cattle go to their pastures in the medium mountains

    13 October: traditionally the date when they come back down

    1828: Installation of the first cutlers in Laguiole

    1840: Addition of the punch to the Laguiole knife

    1880: Addition of the corkscrew to the Laguiole knife