Gartempe, Creuse

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Gartempe
Gartempe is located in France
Gartempe
Gartempe
Coordinates: 46°09′03″N 1°44′19″E / 46.1508°N 1.7386°E / 46.1508; 1.7386Coordinates: 46°09′03″N 1°44′19″E / 46.1508°N 1.7386°E / 46.1508; 1.7386
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Saint-Vaury
Intercommunality Guéret Saint-Vaury
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Claude Rouet
Area1 9.49 km2 (3.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 138
 • Density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23088 / 23320
Elevation 375–475 m (1,230–1,558 ft)
(avg. 436 m or 1,430 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village of lakes, streams and forests situated some 8 miles (13 km) west of Guéret at the junction of the D96 and the D22 roads. The Gartempe River forms part of the commune’s southern boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 148 —    
1968 188 +27.0%
1975 165 −12.2%
1982 157 −4.8%
1990 124 −21.0%
1999 132 +6.5%
2008 138 +4.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The chateau, dating from the seventeenth century.

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