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Faux Lake
Faux Lake
Faux-la-Montagne is located in France
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Faux-la-Montagne is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Felletin
Intercommunality CC Creuse Grand Sud
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Catherine Moulin
Area1 47.89 km2 (18.49 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 364
 • Density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23077 /23340
Elevation 525–826 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.


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).


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 435 —    
1968 565 +29.9%
1975 417 −26.2%
1982 396 −5.0%
1990 391 −1.3%
1999 394 +0.8%
2008 364 −7.6%


  • 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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