Mainsat

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Mainsat
Mainsat is located in France
Mainsat
Mainsat
Coordinates: 46°03′12″N 2°23′15″E / 46.0533°N 2.3875°E / 46.0533; 2.3875Coordinates: 46°03′12″N 2°23′15″E / 46.0533°N 2.3875°E / 46.0533; 2.3875
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Bellegarde-en-Marche
Intercommunality Auzances-Bellegarde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacqueline Jary
Area1 34.81 km2 (13.44 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 627
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23116 / 23700
Elevation 478–670 m (1,568–2,198 ft)
(avg. 610 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry, lakes and streams, comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Aubusson, at the junction of the D4, D19 and the D38 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 695 —    
1968 820 +18.0%
1975 743 −9.4%
1982 752 +1.2%
1990 748 −0.5%
1999 682 −8.8%
2008 627 −8.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The fifteenth-century château.
  • A dolmen at Pellevoisin.
  • The remains of several Roman villas.
  • The Château des Portes.
  • Vestiges of a château at Montgrenier.

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