La Serre-Bussière-Vieille

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La Serre-Bussière-Vieille
La Serre-Bussière-Vieille is located in France
La Serre-Bussière-Vieille
La Serre-Bussière-Vieille
Coordinates: 46°03′26″N 2°19′17″E / 46.0572°N 2.3214°E / 46.0572; 2.3214Coordinates: 46°03′26″N 2°19′17″E / 46.0572°N 2.3214°E / 46.0572; 2.3214
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Chénérailles
Intercommunality Auzances-Bellegarde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Denise Giraud-Lajoie
Area1 14.41 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 125
 • Density 8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23172 / 23190
Elevation 420–613 m (1,378–2,011 ft)
(avg. 602 m or 1,975 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.

La Serre-Bussière-Vieille is a commune in the Creuse department in the Limousin region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising two small villages and a few hamlets situated some 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Aubusson, on the D24 road.

The river Tardes forms most of the commune's western border.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 190 —    
1968 213 +12.1%
1975 193 −9.4%
1982 147 −23.8%
1990 117 −20.4%
1999 110 −6.0%
2008 125 +13.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The fourteenth-century church at La Serre.
  • A dolmen, the “Pierre-sous-Pèze” at the hamlet of Planchat.
  • Two châteaux, at Buxerolle and at Chaumont.

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