Sardent

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Sardent
Sardent is located in France
Sardent
Sardent
Coordinates: 46°03′05″N 1°51′23″E / 46.0514°N 1.8564°E / 46.0514; 1.8564Coordinates: 46°03′05″N 1°51′23″E / 46.0514°N 1.8564°E / 46.0514; 1.8564
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Pontarion
Intercommunality Pays Creuse-Thaurion-Gartempe
Government
 • Mayor (2006–2014) Thierry Gaillard
Area
 • Land1 41.11 km2 (15.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 818
 • Population2 density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23168 / 23250
Elevation 455–680 m (1,493–2,231 ft)
(avg. 513 m or 1,683 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of streams, lakes, forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the Gartempe River, some 10 miles (16 km) south of Guéret, where the D60 and the D50 roads join the D940.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1962 1,051 —    
1968 1,085 +3.2%
1975 1,047 −3.5%
1982 944 −9.8%
1990 845 −10.5%
1999 802 −5.1%
2008 818 +2.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the eleventh century.
  • Megaliths known as "Les Pierres Boutelines".
  • A nineteenth-century chapel at the hamlet of Saint-Pardoux.
  • A statue of the "marmot de la Feyte", at La Feyte.
  • Sculptures at the village of Mont.

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