Soubrebost

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Soubrebost
Carving in the church
Carving in the church
Soubrebost is located in France
Soubrebost
Soubrebost
Coordinates: 45°57′30″N 1°50′38″E / 45.9583°N 1.8439°E / 45.9583; 1.8439Coordinates: 45°57′30″N 1°50′38″E / 45.9583°N 1.8439°E / 45.9583; 1.8439
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bourganeuf
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Annick Pataud
Area1 20.76 km2 (8.02 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 144
 • Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23173 / 23250
Elevation 445–721 m (1,460–2,365 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the Thaurion river some 15 miles (24 km) south of Guéret, at the junction of the D13, D36 and the D37 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 123 —    
1968 193 +56.9%
1975 156 −19.2%
1982 142 −9.0%
1990 135 −4.9%
1999 139 +3.0%
2008 144 +3.6%

Personalities[edit]

  • Martin Nadaud, politician, was born 17 November 1815 in the hamlet of La Martinèche and died there on 28 December 1898.

Sigths[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century, which houses a wooden statue of the same period.

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