Genouillac, Creuse

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Genouillac
Commune
Coat of arms of Genouillac
Coat of arms
Genouillac is located in France
Genouillac
Genouillac
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Genouillac is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Genouillac
Genouillac
Coordinates: 46°21′12″N 1°59′35″E / 46.3533°N 1.9931°E / 46.3533; 1.9931Coordinates: 46°21′12″N 1°59′35″E / 46.3533°N 1.9931°E / 46.3533; 1.9931
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality CC Portes de la Creuse en Marche
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Arousseau
Area1 35.76 km2 (13.81 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 806
 • Density 23/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23089 /23350
Elevation 266–406 m (873–1,332 ft)
(avg. 301 m or 988 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and light industry comprising the village and several hamlets situated by the banks of the Petite Creuse river, some 15 miles (24 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D15, D940 and the D990 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 977 —    
1968 1,010 +3.4%
1975 859 −15.0%
1982 783 −8.8%
1990 775 −1.0%
1999 781 +0.8%
2008 806 +3.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A disused railway viaduct of 16 stone arches.
  • Traces of an ancient château.

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