Châtelus-le-Marcheix

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Châtelus-le-Marcheix
Chatelus-le-Marcheix (Creuse, Fr), l'église.JPG
Châtelus-le-Marcheix is located in France
Châtelus-le-Marcheix
Châtelus-le-Marcheix
Coordinates: 46°00′01″N 1°36′31″E / 46.0003°N 1.6086°E / 46.0003; 1.6086Coordinates: 46°00′01″N 1°36′31″E / 46.0003°N 1.6086°E / 46.0003; 1.6086
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bénévent-l'Abbaye
Intercommunality Bénévent-Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Thierry Péronne
Area1 43.2 km2 (16.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 365
 • Density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23056 / 23430
Elevation 294–650 m (965–2,133 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.

Châtelus-le-Marcheix is a commune in the Creuse department in the Limousin region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A village of farming, forestry, lakes and streams situated some 22 miles (35 km) southwest of Guéret by the banks of the Taurion river and at the junction of the D5, D8 and the D48 roads. The village lies on the pilgrimage path of the Way of St. James.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 500 —    
1968 647 +29.4%
1975 495 −23.5%
1982 447 −9.7%
1990 375 −16.1%
1999 356 −5.1%
2008 365 +2.5%

Personalities[edit]

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • Ruins of a feudal castle.

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