Châtelus-Malvaleix

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Châtelus-Malvaleix
The church in Châtelus-Malvaleix
The church in Châtelus-Malvaleix
Coat of arms of Châtelus-Malvaleix
Coat of arms
Châtelus-Malvaleix is located in France
Châtelus-Malvaleix
Châtelus-Malvaleix
Coordinates: 46°18′19″N 2°01′27″E / 46.3053°N 2.0242°E / 46.3053; 2.0242Coordinates: 46°18′19″N 2°01′27″E / 46.3053°N 2.0242°E / 46.3053; 2.0242
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality Petite Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-François Bouchet
Area1 14.97 km2 (5.78 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 570
 • Density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23057 /23270
Elevation 325–541 m (1,066–1,775 ft)
(avg. 425 m or 1,394 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.

Châtelus-Malvaleix is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A village of farming, forestry, lakes and streams situated some 11 miles (18 km) northeast of Guéret, at the junction of the D3, D14, D40 and the D990 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 759 —    
1968 710 −6.5%
1975 641 −9.7%
1982 585 −8.7%
1990 558 −4.6%
1999 569 +2.0%
2008 570 +0.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.

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