Canton of Gentioux-Pigerolles
|Canton of Gentioux-Pigerolles|
|• Total||251,10 km2 (9,700 sq mi)|
|• Density||5.92/km2 (15.3/sq mi)|
|Cantonal code||23 17|
|¹ French Land Register data, which exclude estuaries, and lakes, ponds, and glaciers larger than 1 km2.|
The Canton of Gentioux-Pigerolles is a former canton situated in the Creuse département and in the Limousin region of central France. It was disbanded following the French canton reorganisation which came into effect in March 2015. It consisted of 7 communes, which joined the canton of Felletin in 2015.
An area of farming, forestry and quarrying, with the town of Gentioux-Pigerolles, in the arrondissement of Aubusson, at its centre. The altitude varies from 525m (Faux-la-Montagne) to 929m (Gentioux-Pigerolles) with an average altitude of 751m.
The Canton of Gentioux-Pigerolles comprises 7 communes and a total of 1487 inhabitants (census of 1999, without double counting).
|From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.|
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- Arrondissements of the Creuse department
- Cantons of the Creuse department
- Communes of the Creuse department
- This article is based on the equivalent article from the French Wikipedia, consulted on September 13, 2008.
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