Arrènes

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Arrènes
The church of Arrènes
The church of Arrènes
Arrènes is located in France
Arrènes
Arrènes
Coordinates: 46°04′20″N 1°34′15″E / 46.0722°N 1.5708°E / 46.0722; 1.5708Coordinates: 46°04′20″N 1°34′15″E / 46.0722°N 1.5708°E / 46.0722; 1.5708
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Le Grand-Bourg
Intercommunality Bénévent-Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Chabroulet
Area1 22.56 km2 (8.71 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 221
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23006 /23210
Elevation 329–640 m (1,079–2,100 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the small river Moulard some 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Guéret, at the junction of the D48 and the D50 with the D57, the Via St.Jacques de Compostella pilgrimage route.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 406 —    
1968 450 +10.8%
1975 360 −20.0%
1982 286 −20.6%
1990 269 −5.9%
1999 244 −9.3%
2008 221 −9.4%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Pierre, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • Traces of a Benedictine priory dating from the fourteenth century.
  • The fifteenth century Château de Sazeirat.
  • The chapel de Reix, from the eighteenth century.

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