Banize

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Banize
The Church of Saint-Sulpice, in Banize
The Church of Saint-Sulpice, in Banize
Location of Banize
Banize is located in France
Banize
Banize
Banize is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Banize
Banize
Coordinates: 45°55′54″N 1°59′54″E / 45.9317°N 1.9983°E / 45.9317; 1.9983Coordinates: 45°55′54″N 1°59′54″E / 45.9317°N 1.9983°E / 45.9317; 1.9983
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonAhun
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Sud Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Bruno Servazeix
Area
1
15.24 km2 (5.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
193
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23016 /23120
Elevation471–653 m (1,545–2,142 ft)
(avg. 540 m or 1,770 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated at the confluence of the rivers Benise and Thaurion, some 10 miles (16 km) west of Aubusson at the junction of the D10 and the D16 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962160—    
1968225+40.6%
1975172−23.6%
1982174+1.2%
1990149−14.4%
1999134−10.1%
2008158+17.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • Several old watermills.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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