Cressat

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Cressat
Cressat is located in France
Cressat
Cressat
Coordinates: 46°08′26″N 2°06′33″E / 46.1406°N 2.1092°E / 46.1406; 2.1092Coordinates: 46°08′26″N 2°06′33″E / 46.1406°N 2.1092°E / 46.1406; 2.1092
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Gouzon
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Auclair (UMP)
Area1 32.68 km2 (12.62 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 565
 • Density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23068 /23140
Elevation 340–546 m (1,115–1,791 ft)
(avg. 520 m or 1,710 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets, situated some 12 miles (19 km) east of Guéret at the junction of the D50 with the D13 and the D990 roads. The Creuse River flows past on the southwestern boundary of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 648 —    
1968 765 +18.1%
1975 702 −8.2%
1982 647 −7.8%
1990 552 −14.7%
1999 523 −5.3%
2008 565 +8.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • The stained glass factory / workshop.

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