Laguiole, is located at 1000m altitude on the plateau of Aubrac.
The municipality belongs to the department of Aveyron in the Midi-Pyrenees.
Its geographical location of positioned equidistant from regional cities such as Toulouse (Midi-Pyrenees), Montpellier (Languedoc-Roussillon), and Clermont-Ferrand (Auvergne).
Capital city of Canton, Laguiole is associated with common Cassuéjouls, Curières, Montpeyroux and Soulages-Bonneval.
Etymologically, Laguiole from "The Gleisola" church relief that dominates the city and that becomes the main church in the 16th century. The first syllable of "Laguiole" is that article before the name: the Guiol or Guiolle as seen even appear on the face of old clocks.
The pronunciation "LAYOLE" comes from the dialect of his ancestors.