Azerables

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Azerables
Église d'Azérable.JPG
Azerables is located in France
Azerables
Azerables
Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 1°28′40″E / 46.3547°N 1.4778°E / 46.3547; 1.4778Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 1°28′40″E / 46.3547°N 1.4778°E / 46.3547; 1.4778
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton La Souterraine
Intercommunality Pays Sostranien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yves Aumaitre
Area1 39.44 km2 (15.23 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 890
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23015 / 23160
Elevation 273–394 m (896–1,293 ft)
(avg. 350 m or 1,150 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and lakes comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Anglin, some 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Guéret, at the junction of the D1, D15 and the D70. The A20 autoroute forms much of the western border of the commune.

The river Anglin has its source in the commune.

The river Abloux forms most of the commune's eastern border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,219 —    
1968 1,258 +3.2%
1975 1,136 −9.7%
1982 1,033 −9.1%
1990 1,019 −1.4%
1999 958 −6.0%
2008 890 −7.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A fifteenth-century chapel.
  • A modern chapel.

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