Blaudeix

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Blaudeix
Blaudeix is located in France
Blaudeix
Blaudeix
Coordinates: 46°13′53″N 2°05′06″E / 46.2314°N 2.085°E / 46.2314; 2.085Coordinates: 46°13′53″N 2°05′06″E / 46.2314°N 2.085°E / 46.2314; 2.085
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Gouzon
Intercommunality Carrefour des Quatre Provinces
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gérard Hesbois
Area1 6.9 km2 (2.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 114
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23023 /23140
Elevation 359–479 m (1,178–1,572 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and several hamlets situated some 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Guéret, at the junction of the D9 and the D81.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 131 —    
1968 145 +10.7%
1975 103 −29.0%
1982 105 +1.9%
1990 104 −1.0%
1999 97 −6.7%
2008 114 +17.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • Remnants of a priory of the Knights of St. John.
  • Two old mills.

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