Buxières-les-Mines

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Buxières-les-Mines
The road into Buxières-les-Mines
The road into Buxières-les-Mines
Buxières-les-Mines is located in France
Buxières-les-Mines
Buxières-les-Mines
Coordinates: 46°28′08″N 2°57′38″E / 46.4689°N 2.9606°E / 46.4689; 2.9606Coordinates: 46°28′08″N 2°57′38″E / 46.4689°N 2.9606°E / 46.4689; 2.9606
Country France
Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Department Allier
Arrondissement Moulins
Canton Bourbon-l'Archambault
Intercommunality Bocage Bourbonnais
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) François Olivier[1]
Area1 46.95 km2 (18.13 sq mi)
Population (2013)2 1,055
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 03046 /03440
Elevation 239–391 m (784–1,283 ft)
(avg. 290 m or 950 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.

Buxières-les-Mines is a commune in the Allier department in central France.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,949 —    
1968 1,661 −14.8%
1975 1,379 −17.0%
1982 1,380 +0.1%
1990 1,241 −10.1%
1999 1,180 −4.9%
2008 1,078 −8.6%
2013 1,055 −2.1%
Source: INSEE (1968–2013[2])

Transport[edit]

Buxières-les-Mines was served by railway. The railway station was Gare de Chavenon in the nearby city of Chavenon. It was used for the transport of coal.

Personalities[edit]

  • Louis Ganne, composer and conductor, was born in Buxières-les-Mines.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liste nominative des communes de l'Allier (avec maire, arrondissement et canton)" [Nominative list of communes of Allier (with mayor, arrondissement and canton)] (PDF). Association of Mayors and Presidents of Communities of Allier. 1 April 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 22 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "2013 legal populations - Buxières-les-Mines". INSEE (in French). Retrieved 1 February 2016.