Arfeuille-Châtain

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Arfeuille-Châtain
Commune
Arfeuille-Châtain is located in France
Arfeuille-Châtain
Arfeuille-Châtain
Coordinates: 46°03′58″N 2°26′15″E / 46.0661°N 2.4375°E / 46.0661; 2.4375Coordinates: 46°03′58″N 2°26′15″E / 46.0661°N 2.4375°E / 46.0661; 2.4375
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Évaux-les-Bains
Intercommunality CC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Servant
Area1 20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 178
 • Density 8.7/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23005 /23700
Elevation 493–690 m (1,617–2,264 ft)
(avg. 510 m or 1,670 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising several hamlets situated some 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Aubusson at the junction of the D4 and the D27 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 258 —    
1968 319 +23.6%
1975 246 −22.9%
1982 190 −22.8%
1990 167 −12.1%
1999 168 +0.6%
2008 178 +6.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The churches in the two main villages, both dating from the seventeenth century.

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