Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois

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Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois
Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois is located in France
Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois
Saint-Sulpice-les-Bois
Coordinates: 45°36′58″N 2°08′47″E / 45.6161°N 2.1464°E / 45.6161; 2.1464Coordinates: 45°36′58″N 2°08′47″E / 45.6161°N 2.1464°E / 45.6161; 2.1464
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Ussel
Canton Meymac
Intercommunality Ussel–Meymac–Haute-Corrèze
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Moratille
Area
 • Land1 22.92 km2 (8.85 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 70
 • Population2 density 3.1/km2 (7.9/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 19244 / 19250
Elevation 723–956 m (2,372–3,136 ft)
(avg. 850 m or 2,790 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-Sulpice-les-Bois is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.

Geography[edit]

The Triouzoune has its source in the northwestern part of the commune; it flows southeast through the commune and forms part of its southeastern boundary.

History[edit]

The village was once called Taphaleschat. The name is derived from Taifals, a barbarian people (from Central Asia) settled in Gaul in the fifth century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 60 —    
1968 101 +68.3%
1975 102 +1.0%
1982 79 −22.5%
1990 71 −10.1%
1999 53 −25.4%
2008 70 +32.1%

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