Augères

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Augères
Augères is located in France
Augères
Augères
Coordinates: 46°05′20″N 1°43′52″E / 46.0889°N 1.7311°E / 46.0889; 1.7311Coordinates: 46°05′20″N 1°43′52″E / 46.0889°N 1.7311°E / 46.0889; 1.7311
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bénévent-l'Abbaye
Intercommunality Bénévent-Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Michel Gasnet
Area
 • Land1 12.43 km2 (4.80 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 135
 • Population2 density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23010 / 23210
Elevation 417–522 m (1,368–1,713 ft)
(avg. 428 m or 1,404 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.

Augères is a commune in the Creuse department in the Limousin region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and several hamlets, situated some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Guéret by the banks of the Leyrenne river and at the junction of the D42 and the D22.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 230 —    
1968 254 +10.4%
1975 187 −26.4%
1982 178 −4.8%
1990 146 −18.0%
1999 146 +0.0%
2008 135 −7.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The chapel de Villars, from the fourteenth century.

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