The Château des Plas, in Curemonte
|Intercommunality||Villages du Midi Corrézien|
|• Mayor (2014–2020)||Marie-Claude Pécouyoul|
|8.83 km2 (3.41 sq mi)|
|• Density||25/km2 (65/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01:00 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02:00 (CEST)|
|1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.|
Curemonte is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France. It is a medieval village characterised by its three castles. In a fortified position on a ridge overlooking a valley on both its eastern and western flanks, the village has historically had a strategic importance in the area. Its inhabitants are called Curemontois.
The municipality of Curemonte is located at the southern end of the department of Corrèze.
The village of Curemonte is built on a ridge line that overlooks the valleys of the Sourdoire and the Maumont.
The existence of Curemonte is confirmed from 860.
It was in the 11th century that the village flourished, passing through the Viscounts of Turenne.
Places and monuments
- It is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France.
- It has three castles:
- It has three churches:
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