Vallière

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Vallière
Vallière is located in France
Vallière
Vallière
Coordinates: 45°54′24″N 2°02′05″E / 45.9067°N 2.0347°E / 45.9067; 2.0347Coordinates: 45°54′24″N 2°02′05″E / 45.9067°N 2.0347°E / 45.9067; 2.0347
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Felletin
Intercommunality Aubusson-Felletin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Valérie Bertin
Area
 • Land1 48.42 km2 (18.70 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Population2 755
 • Population2 density 16/km2 (40/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23257 / 23120
Elevation 494–708 m (1,621–2,323 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.

Vallière 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 river Banize, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Aubusson, at the junction of the D7, D10, D16 and the D36 roads. The commune lies within the natural park of the ‘Millevaches’ (1000 lakes, not cows).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 862 —    
1968 994 +15.3%
1975 940 −5.4%
1982 885 −5.9%
1990 814 −8.0%
1999 774 −4.9%
2008 755 −2.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The fourteenth-century château de Villeneuve.
  • Two menhirs, at Fraisse and Les Garennes.

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