Chambon-sur-Voueize

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Chambon-sur-Voueize
The Romanesque bridge in Chambon-sur-Voueize
The Romanesque bridge in Chambon-sur-Voueize
Coat of arms of Chambon-sur-Voueize
Coat of arms
Location of Chambon-sur-Voueize
Chambon-sur-Voueize is located in France
Chambon-sur-Voueize
Chambon-sur-Voueize
Chambon-sur-Voueize is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Chambon-sur-Voueize
Chambon-sur-Voueize
Coordinates: 46°11′24″N 2°25′33″E / 46.19°N 2.4258°E / 46.19; 2.4258Coordinates: 46°11′24″N 2°25′33″E / 46.19°N 2.4258°E / 46.19; 2.4258
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonÉvaux-les-Bains
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Confluence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Cécile Creuzon
Area
1
33.58 km2 (12.97 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
922
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23045 /23170
Elevation320–510 m (1,050–1,670 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Chambon-sur-Voueize is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small town and several hamlets, situated at the confluence of the rivers Voueize and Tardes, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Montlucon near the junction of the D915, D917 and the D993 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,276—    
19681,367+7.1%
19751,206−11.8%
19821,288+6.8%
19901,105−14.2%
19991,012−8.4%
20081,014+0.2%
The church of Sainte-Valérie

Sights[edit]

  • The abbey church of St. Valerie, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The château de Marsat.
  • The ruined castle at Barbe-Bleu.
  • A medieval bridge over the Voueize.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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