Faux-Mazuras

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Faux-Mazuras
Location of Faux-Mazuras
Faux-Mazuras is located in France
Faux-Mazuras
Faux-Mazuras
Faux-Mazuras is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Faux-Mazuras
Faux-Mazuras
Coordinates: 45°55′28″N 1°47′03″E / 45.9244°N 1.7842°E / 45.9244; 1.7842Coordinates: 45°55′28″N 1°47′03″E / 45.9244°N 1.7842°E / 45.9244; 1.7842
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementGuéret
CantonBourganeuf
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Sud Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Mazière
Area
1
19.96 km2 (7.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
186
 • Density9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23078 /23400
Elevation454–642 m (1,490–2,106 ft)
(avg. 450 m or 1,480 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

A small farming village situated some 19 miles (31 km) southof Guéret at the junction of the D8, D36 and the D37 roads. Coal was mined here for around 100 years until the mid-20th century.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962188—    
1968216+14.9%
1975182−15.7%
1982179−1.6%
1990169−5.6%
1999160−5.3%
2005168+5.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The abandoned church at Faux, dating from the fifteenth century.
  • Two sixteenth-century stone crosses.
  • The sixteenth-century chapel at Mazuras.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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