Lépinas

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Lépinas
Lépinas is located in France
Lépinas
Lépinas
Coordinates: 46°04′39″N 1°55′45″E / 46.0775°N 1.9292°E / 46.0775; 1.9292Coordinates: 46°04′39″N 1°55′45″E / 46.0775°N 1.9292°E / 46.0775; 1.9292
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Ahun
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Élisabeth Bouchy-Pommier
Area
 • Land1 14.80 km2 (5.71 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 175
 • Population2 density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23107 / 23150
Elevation 515–681 m (1,690–2,234 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming, comprising the village and some small hamlets, situated some 7 miles (11 km) south of Guéret at the junction of the D3, D50 and the D60 roads. The Gartempe River flows through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 269 —    
1968 306 +13.8%
1975 269 −12.1%
1982 231 −14.1%
1990 225 −2.6%
1999 191 −15.1%
2008 175 −8.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The lake of La Chapelle

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