Azat-Châtenet

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Azat-Châtenet
Azat-Châtenet is located in France
Azat-Châtenet
Azat-Châtenet
Coordinates: 46°04′38″N 1°45′37″E / 46.0772°N 1.7603°E / 46.0772; 1.7603Coordinates: 46°04′38″N 1°45′37″E / 46.0772°N 1.7603°E / 46.0772; 1.7603
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bénévent-l'Abbaye
Intercommunality Bénévent-Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Bernard Quinque
Area1 9.51 km2 (3.67 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 132
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23014 / 23210
Elevation 436–565 m (1,430–1,854 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.

Azat-Châtenet 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 in the valley of the Leyrenne river, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Guéret at the junction of the D42 and the D61.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 203 —    
1968 210 +3.4%
1975 188 −10.5%
1982 168 −10.6%
1990 133 −20.8%
1999 133 +0.0%
2008 132 −0.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Julien, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • A fourteenth-century stone cross.

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