Gioux

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Gioux
The church of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul, in Gioux
The church of Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul, in Gioux
Location of Gioux
Gioux is located in France
Gioux
Gioux
Gioux is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Gioux
Gioux
Coordinates: 45°48′40″N 2°07′21″E / 45.8111°N 2.1225°E / 45.8111; 2.1225Coordinates: 45°48′40″N 2°07′21″E / 45.8111°N 2.1225°E / 45.8111; 2.1225
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonFelletin
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Grand Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Mireille Grégoire
Area
1
37.42 km2 (14.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
171
 • Density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23091 /23500
Elevation608–886 m (1,995–2,907 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 10 miles (16 km) south of Aubusson, at the junction of the D35 and the D26 roads. The commune is in the national park of the Millevaches (1000 lakes, not cows).

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962309—    
1968313+1.3%
1975233−25.6%
1982210−9.9%
1990214+1.9%
1999198−7.5%
2008173−12.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The twelfth-century church.
  • A menhir known as the Pierre Point.
  • A Roman bridge on the way to Feniers.
  • Vestiges of a Roman villa at Maisonnières.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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