Canton of Boussac

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Canton of Boussac
French canton
Country France
Region Nouvelle Aquitaine
Department Blason 23 Creuse.png Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Seat Boussac
Communes 17
Area¹
 • Total 384.12 km2 (148.31 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 6,595
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Cantonal code 23 06
¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.

The Canton of Boussac is a canton situated in the Creuse département and in the Nouvelle Aquitaine region of central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry in the arrondissement of Guéret, centred on the town of Boussac. The altitude varies from 298m (Malleret-Boussac) to 656m (Toulx-Sainte-Croix) with an average altitude of 458m.

Population[edit]


Historical population of Canton of Boussac
(Source: INSEE)
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999
Population 7267 7770 7398 6638 5927 5515
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Composition[edit]

At the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015, the canton was expanded from 13 to 17 communes:[1]

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Coordinates: 46°20′55″N 2°13′37″E / 46.34861°N 2.22694°E / 46.34861; 2.22694