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Located west of Clermont-Ferrand, near the Regional Natural Park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne, Chamalières is the fourth largest city in the department of Puy-de-Dôme.

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  • 17,683 inhabitants (on 01/01/2013)
  • Area: 377 ha
  • Population Density: 4,690 /km²
  • Inhabitant appellation: Chamaliéroises, Chamaliérois
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D&ecute;plier/Replier"City of flowers" (three flowers)

Chamalières is now one of twelve cities of Auvergne which obtained the very coveted third flower in the regional competition, Cities and Villages in Flower, in 2010.

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Logo: City of Flowers

D&ecute;plier/Replier"WHO Healthy City" Network

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WHO Healthy City Logo

The French network of Healthy Cities agreed favourably to the candidacy of Chamalières after the successful presentation of its dossier to the Board of Directors at their meeting of October 8, 2011 in Nantes.

The City of Chamalières joins the 73 cities and three agglomeration communities which are members of the French Network of Healthy Cities of the WHO and referenced as such in the guides of the World Health Organization (WHO).

All activities related to Health and Prevention have allowed the City to obtain this favourable review. These activities have been expressed through activities to promote the prevention of cardiovascular disease, supported by the municipality and the associations of Chamalières taking part in the great national cause of health, showing the importance of working together closely. This is a commitment which testifies to the investment of Chamalières in the Prevention/Health sphere, maintained for many years. Public health is a mainstay of the politics of development of the City. .

D&ecute;plier/Replier«Sports City of the Massif Central»

In the third edition of the challenge for the most sportsmanlike city in the Massif Central (6 regions and 22 departments), which takes place every two years, the City distinguished itself in 2010, winning 3rd prize (category of municipality with 10,000 to 20,000 inhabitants).

The evaluation criteria highlight the municipality’s investment in sports policy, the quality of equipment and the dynamics of the city’s sports associations.

D&ecute;plier/ReplierMarianne d’Or "Early Childhood" On June (...)

Marianne d’Or "Early Childhood"

On June 3, 2006, Alain Trampogliéri, general secretary of the "Marianne d’Or" competition, awarded "la Marianne d’Or 2006" for Youth and Early Childhood to the Mayor of Chamalières. At present, the municipality takes good care of its young residents: the opening of "l’îlot tendresse" (a multi-purpose welcome structure for early childhood), the election of the Young Municipal Council, the creation in the park of the municipality of a botanical garden with pedagogical and educational purposes, testify to this care.

D&ecute;plier/ReplierThermal station and resort listed

This is the first thermal station in Auvergne, and the only such station in France which is designated for the joint treatment of rheumatism and cardiovascular diseases. It hosts 43% of the region’s clients. The thermal and tourist station of Royat-Chamalières has maintained its unique heritage, as it is listed as a historic monument (the Gallo-Roman baths, the viaduct, the Pavillon Saint-Mart, the Majestic Hotel, the Royat-Chamalières station...).

D&ecute;plier/ReplierMunicipal Economic and Social Council of Chamalières

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Municipal Economic and Social Council of Chamalières

Established in January 2009 at the initiative of its mayor, Louis GISCARD d’ESTAING, the Municipal Economic and Social Council is an innovative concept for complementing and enriching communal participatory democracy. It consists of 40 members, all volunteers, designated for a two-year period and representing the population of Chamalières.

D&ecute;plier/ReplierChamalières, sponsor city of the 36F Flotilla

The sponsoring ceremony took place on Saturday, October 10, 2009. For the occasion, some “Panther” helicopters landed in the stadium of Chatrousse, proceeding to a demonstration of winching before a large number of residents of Chamalières.

Signing of the Charter by Louis GISCARD d'ESTAING and Corvette Lieutenant Alexandre MARCHIS, Commander of Aeronaval Unit 36 F of the National Navy. - JPEG - 69.4 kb
Signing of the Charter by Louis GISCARD d’ESTAING and Corvette Lieutenant Alexandre MARCHIS, Commander of Aeronaval Unit 36 F of the National Navy.

D&ecute;plier/ReplierTwinning of the 4th Company / 92th R.I.

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The 4th Company - Les Rapaces - of the 92th Infantry Regiment, stationed in Mali
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