Bazelat

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Bazelat
Bazelat is located in France
Bazelat
Bazelat
Coordinates: 46°21′11″N 1°32′21″E / 46.3531°N 1.5392°E / 46.3531; 1.5392Coordinates: 46°21′11″N 1°32′21″E / 46.3531°N 1.5392°E / 46.3531; 1.5392
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton La Souterraine
Intercommunality Pays Sostranien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Vaury
Area1 13.43 km2 (5.19 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 291
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23018 / 23160
Elevation 280–400 m (920–1,310 ft)
(avg. 345 m or 1,132 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the river Abloux, some 22 miles (35 km) northwest of Guéret, on the D71 road near its junction with the D70. The commune borders the département of Indre.

The river Abloux has its source in the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 402 —    
1968 492 +22.4%
1975 429 −12.8%
1982 373 −13.1%
1990 303 −18.8%
1999 285 −5.9%
2008 291 +2.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A restored public washhouse.

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