Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine

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Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine
Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine is located in France
Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine
Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine
Coordinates: 46°12′54″N 1°25′55″E / 46.215°N 1.4319°E / 46.215; 1.4319Coordinates: 46°12′54″N 1°25′55″E / 46.215°N 1.4319°E / 46.215; 1.4319
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton La Souterraine
Intercommunality Pays Sostranien
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilbert Tixier
Area
 • Land1 39.72 km2 (15.34 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 1,201
 • Population2 density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23219 / 23300
Elevation 300–422 m (984–1,385 ft)
(avg. 359 m or 1,178 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.

Saint-Maurice-la-Souterraine is a commune in the Creuse department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The river Semme flows west through the commune's southern part.

The river Brame flows west through the commune's northern part.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,183 —    
1968 1,246 +5.3%
1975 1,117 −10.4%
1982 1,082 −3.1%
1990 1,089 +0.6%
1999 1,048 −3.8%
2008 1,201 +14.6%

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