Villard, Creuse

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Villard
Town hall
Town hall
Villard is located in France
Villard
Villard
Coordinates: 46°19′58″N 1°42′06″E / 46.3328°N 1.7017°E / 46.3328; 1.7017Coordinates: 46°19′58″N 1°42′06″E / 46.3328°N 1.7017°E / 46.3328; 1.7017
Country France
Region Limousin
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Dun-le-Palestel
Intercommunality Pays Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Glénisson
Area1 16.37 km2 (6.32 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 329
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 23263 / 23800
Elevation 211–375 m (692–1,230 ft)
(avg. 320 m or 1,050 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.

Villard 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 by the banks of the river Creuse, some 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Guéret at the junction of the D5, D46 and the D951 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 473 —    
1968 457 −3.4%
1975 403 −11.8%
1982 347 −13.9%
1990 341 −1.7%
1999 329 −3.5%
2008 329 +0.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.

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