Croze

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Croze
Croze is located in France
Croze
Croze
Coordinates: 45°49′11″N 2°09′42″E / 45.8197°N 2.1617°E / 45.8197; 2.1617Coordinates: 45°49′11″N 2°09′42″E / 45.8197°N 2.1617°E / 45.8197; 2.1617
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Felletin
Intercommunality Sources de la Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Ternat
Area
 • Land1 22.16 km2 (8.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 185
 • Population2 density 8.3/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23071 / 23500
Elevation 518–841 m (1,699–2,759 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and a couple of hamlets, at the confluence of the Creuse River with the Gioune, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Aubusson at the junction of the D35 and the D982 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 207 —    
1968 245 +18.4%
1975 196 −20.0%
1982 211 +7.7%
1990 202 −4.3%
1999 211 +4.5%
2008 185 −12.3%

Notable sites[edit]

  • A twelfth-century church of St. John at Montel-Guillaume.
  • The fifteenth-century chapel of St. Antoine.
  • The nineteenth-century château de Mas-Laurent, which replaced an earlier building.

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