Ars, Creuse

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Ars
The church of Saint-Barthélemy, in Ars
The church of Saint-Barthélemy, in Ars
Location of Ars
Ars is located in France
Ars
Ars
Ars is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Ars
Ars
Coordinates: 46°00′18″N 2°04′45″E / 46.005°N 2.0792°E / 46.005; 2.0792Coordinates: 46°00′18″N 2°04′45″E / 46.005°N 2.0792°E / 46.005; 2.0792
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonAhun
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Sud Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Denis Sarty
Area
1
21.69 km2 (8.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
262
 • Density12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23007 /23480
Elevation427–625 m (1,401–2,051 ft)
(avg. 560 m or 1,840 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Ars 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 the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the small river Voutouéry, some 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Aubusson at the junction of the D55, D54 and the D7 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962275—    
1968336+22.2%
1975265−21.1%
1982250−5.7%
1990247−1.2%
1999247+0.0%
2008252+2.0%
2015257+2.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The ruins of the castle of Ars.
  • A chapel, dating from the sixteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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