Clugnat

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Clugnat
The town hall in Clugnat
The town hall in Clugnat
Coat of arms of Clugnat
Coat of arms
Clugnat is located in France
Clugnat
Clugnat
Coordinates: 46°18′33″N 2°07′09″E / 46.3092°N 2.1192°E / 46.3092; 2.1192Coordinates: 46°18′33″N 2°07′09″E / 46.3092°N 2.1192°E / 46.3092; 2.1192
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Boussac
Intercommunality Petite Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Guy Tallot
Area1 42.42 km2 (16.38 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 686
 • Density 16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23064 /23270
Elevation 287–537 m (942–1,762 ft)
(avg. 330 m or 1,080 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets, situated in the valleys of the Petite Creuse and the Verraux rivers, some 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Guéret at the junction of the D14, D11 and the D68 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 828 —    
1968 916 +10.6%
1975 836 −8.7%
1982 809 −3.2%
1990 752 −7.0%
1999 687 −8.6%
2008 686 −0.1%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martial, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The modern chapel of St. John.
  • The remains of the château de Bâtisse.
  • An unusual war memorial.

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