Sagnat

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Sagnat
Town hall
Town hall
Sagnat is located in France
Sagnat
Sagnat
Coordinates: 46°18′18″N 1°37′45″E / 46.305°N 1.6292°E / 46.305; 1.6292Coordinates: 46°18′18″N 1°37′45″E / 46.305°N 1.6292°E / 46.305; 1.6292
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Dun-le-Palestel
Intercommunality Pays Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Philippe Brigand
Area1 11.81 km2 (4.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 201
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23166 / 23800
Elevation 278–362 m (912–1,188 ft)
(avg. 312 m or 1,024 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area, comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the Brézentine river, some 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Guéret, at the junction of the D49 and the D46 with the D69 road.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 294 —    
1968 301 +2.4%
1975 268 −11.0%
1982 233 −13.1%
1990 203 −12.9%
1999 188 −7.4%
2008 201 +6.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The ancient stone cross on the square.

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