Lépaud

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Lépaud
Lépaud is located in France
Lépaud
Lépaud
Coordinates: 46°14′24″N 2°23′17″E / 46.24°N 2.3881°E / 46.24; 2.3881Coordinates: 46°14′24″N 2°23′17″E / 46.24°N 2.3881°E / 46.24; 2.3881
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Chambon-sur-Voueize
Intercommunality Évaux-les-Bains Chambon-sur-Voueize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Maurice Jolicard
Area
 • Land1 24.12 km2 (9.31 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 373
 • Population2 density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23106 / 23170
Elevation 350–457 m (1,148–1,499 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming, lakes and streams, comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the Voueize river valley, some 21 miles (34 km) northeast of Aubusson, at the junction of the D14 and the D917 roads. The Montluçon - Guéret Airport is entirely within the commune’s borders.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 398 —    
1968 459 +15.3%
1975 427 −7.0%
1982 368 −13.8%
1990 344 −6.5%
1999 342 −0.6%
2008 373 +9.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The remains of a fifteenth-century castle.

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