Faux-la-Montagne

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Faux-la-Montagne
Faux Lake
Faux Lake
Location of Faux-la-Montagne
Faux-la-Montagne is located in France
Faux-la-Montagne
Faux-la-Montagne
Faux-la-Montagne is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Faux-la-Montagne
Faux-la-Montagne
Coordinates: 45°45′06″N 1°56′08″E / 45.7517°N 1.9356°E / 45.7517; 1.9356Coordinates: 45°45′06″N 1°56′08″E / 45.7517°N 1.9356°E / 45.7517; 1.9356
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonFelletin
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Grand Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Moulin
Area
1
47.89 km2 (18.49 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
364
 • Density7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23077 /23340
Elevation525–826 m (1,722–2,710 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, forestry and farming comprising the village and several hamlets some 19 miles (31 km) southwest of Aubusson at the junction of the D3, D85 and the D992 roads. On its southern and eastern sides, the commune borders the department of Corrèze and is within the national park of the Millevaches (not 1000 cows, but lakes).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962435—    
1968565+29.9%
1975417−26.2%
1982396−5.0%
1990391−1.3%
1999394+0.8%
2008364−7.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The twelfth-century church.
  • Two chapels.
  • A dolmen at Landoras
  • The Lac de Vassivière and the dam, built in 1952.
  • Two châteaux, at the hamlets of La Feuillade and Thézillat.

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