Fresselines

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Fresselines
The church in Fresselines
The church in Fresselines
Location of Fresselines
Fresselines is located in France
Fresselines
Fresselines
Fresselines is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementGuéret
CantonDun-le-Palestel
IntercommunalityCC Monts et Vallées Ouest Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Dugenest
Area
1
30.78 km2 (11.88 sq mi)
Population
(2008)2
629
 • Density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23087 /23450
Elevation200–366 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
YearPop.±%
19621,057—    
19681,123+6.2%
1975983−12.5%
1982846−13.9%
1990735−13.1%
1999671−8.7%
2008629−6.3%

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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