Auriat

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Auriat
Auriat is located in France
Auriat
Auriat
Coordinates: 45°52′27″N 1°38′43″E / 45.8742°N 1.6453°E / 45.8742; 1.6453Coordinates: 45°52′27″N 1°38′43″E / 45.8742°N 1.6453°E / 45.8742; 1.6453
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bourganeuf
Intercommunality Bourganeuf et Royère-de-Vassivière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Franck Simon-Chautemps
Area1 21.66 km2 (8.36 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 124
 • Density 5.7/km2 (15/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23012 / 23400
Elevation 376–628 m (1,234–2,060 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming, forests and lakes comprising a small village and several hamlets, situated some 18 miles (29 km) east of Limoges near the junction of the D12, D22 and the D58.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 174 —    
1968 241 +38.5%
1975 216 −10.4%
1982 180 −16.7%
1990 144 −20.0%
1999 113 −21.5%
2008 124 +9.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The Château de la Baconnaille.

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