The town hall of Felletin
|Intercommunality||CC Creuse Grand Sud|
|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Renée Nicoux|
|Area1||13.74 km2 (5.31 sq mi)|
|• Density||140/km2 (350/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|INSEE/Postal code||23079 /23500|
|Elevation||459–685 m (1,506–2,247 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.
An area of lakes and streams, forestry and farming comprising a small town and several villages and hamlets situated by the banks of the Creuse River just 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Aubusson at the junction of the D10, D19, D23 and the D982 roads. The commune is served by a TER railway and is within the national park of the Millevaches (not 1000 cows, but lakes).
- The twelfth-century church.
- Three chapels from the fifteenth century.
- The church of Notre-Dame, from the fifteenth century.
- Two dolmens.
- A thirteenth-century castle and later ramparts
- The present and previous mairies, both dating from the eighteenth century.
- Several ancient houses.
- A medieval bridge over the Creuse.
- A thirteenth-century octagonal monument in the cemetery.
- Fernand de Brinon, French wartime Nazi collaborator, b. 26th Aug 1885, executed 15 April 1947, was buried at Felletin.
Felletin is twinned with:
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