Blessac

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Blessac
Chateau
Chateau
Coat of arms of Blessac
Coat of arms
Location of Blessac
Blessac is located in France
Blessac
Blessac
Blessac is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Blessac
Blessac
Coordinates: 45°57′34″N 2°07′39″E / 45.9594°N 2.1275°E / 45.9594; 2.1275Coordinates: 45°57′34″N 2°07′39″E / 45.9594°N 2.1275°E / 45.9594; 2.1275
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonAubusson
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Grand Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Robert Cuisset
Area
1
17.75 km2 (6.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
560
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23024 /23200
Elevation406–665 m (1,332–2,182 ft)
(avg. 550 m or 1,800 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Blessac 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 some hamlets situated just 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Aubusson, in the Creuse River valley and at the junction of the D17, D7 and the D941 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962292—    
1968316+8.2%
1975342+8.2%
1982411+20.2%
1990495+20.4%
1999488−1.4%
2008521+6.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A dolmen known as Pierre-la-Fade.
  • A seventeenth century chateau.
  • The chapel of Notre-Dame, dating from the thirteenth century.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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