Fresselines

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Fresselines
Commune
The church in Fresselines
The church in Fresselines
Fresselines is located in France
Fresselines
Fresselines
Coordinates: 46°23′01″N 1°40′58″E / 46.3836°N 1.6828°E / 46.3836; 1.6828Coordinates: 46°23′01″N 1°40′58″E / 46.3836°N 1.6828°E / 46.3836; 1.6828
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Dun-le-Palestel
Intercommunality Pays Dunois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Dugenest
Area1 30.78 km2 (11.88 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 629
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23087 /23450
Elevation 200–366 m (656–1,201 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A tourism and farming village situated some 20 miles (32 km) northwest of Guéret, at the junction of the D76 and the D44 roads, where the river Petite Creuse joins the Creuse.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 1,057 —    
1968 1,123 +6.2%
1975 983 −12.5%
1982 846 −13.9%
1990 735 −13.1%
1999 671 −8.7%
2008 629 −6.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St.Julien, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The two 15th-century châteaux of Puyguillon and Vervix
  • Two 15th-century chapels.

Personalities[edit]

La Petite Creuse by Monet

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