Budelière

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Budelière
Commune
The church in Budelière
The church in Budelière
Budelière is located in France
Budelière
Budelière
Coordinates: 46°13′15″N 2°28′09″E / 46.2208°N 2.4692°E / 46.2208; 2.4692Coordinates: 46°13′15″N 2°28′09″E / 46.2208°N 2.4692°E / 46.2208; 2.4692
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Évaux-les-Bains
Intercommunality Évaux-les-Bains Chambon-sur-Voueize
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Constantin
Area1 25.07 km2 (9.68 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 793
 • Density 32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23035 /23170
Elevation 293–449 m (961–1,473 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.

Budelière 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 some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Montlucon at the junction of the D993 and the D64 roads.
Between 1905 and 1955, the commune had a goldmine at Le Chatelet, which produced 11 tonnes of gold in those years.
The commune is served by a TER railway.

The river Tardes forms all of the commune's eastern border, then flows into the Cher, 4 km (2.5 mi) northwest of the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 636 —    
1968 689 +8.3%
1975 623 −9.6%
1982 715 +14.8%
1990 756 +5.7%
1999 755 −0.1%
2008 793 +5.0%

Sights[edit]

Suspension bridge over the Tardes, between Budelière and Évaux-les-Bains
  • The church, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The church at St.Radegonde, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The church of St.Martial at Le Châtelet, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The château de la Villederie.
  • The chapel of Saint-Marien.

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