Anzême

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Anzême
The bell tower of the church in Anzême
The bell tower of the church in Anzême
Anzême is located in France
Anzême
Anzême
Coordinates: 46°16′39″N 1°51′52″E / 46.2775°N 1.8644°E / 46.2775; 1.8644Coordinates: 46°16′39″N 1°51′52″E / 46.2775°N 1.8644°E / 46.2775; 1.8644
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Saint-Vaury
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Favière
Area1 29.50 km2 (11.39 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 561
 • Density 19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23004 /23000
Elevation 254–441 m (833–1,447 ft)
(avg. 325 m or 1,066 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.

Anzême is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and quarrying, comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the Creuse River, some 7 miles (11 km) north of Guéret, at the junction of the D14 and the D33.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 606 —    
1968 707 +16.7%
1975 601 −15.0%
1982 508 −15.5%
1990 519 +2.2%
1999 535 +3.1%
2008 561 +4.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the thirteenth century
  • A stone bridge and stone cross, both dating from the fourteenth century
  • The hydroelectric dams on the river

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