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
 • 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.


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.


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.


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