Issoudun-Létrieix

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Issoudun-Létrieix
The church in Issoudun-Létrieix
The church in Issoudun-Létrieix
Issoudun-Létrieix is located in France
Issoudun-Létrieix
Issoudun-Létrieix
Coordinates: 46°03′40″N 2°08′38″E / 46.0611°N 2.1439°E / 46.0611; 2.1439Coordinates: 46°03′40″N 2°08′38″E / 46.0611°N 2.1439°E / 46.0611; 2.1439
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Gouzon
Intercommunality Chénérailles
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Dominique Latour
Area1 26.43 km2 (10.20 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 297
 • Density 11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23097 /23130
Elevation 384–598 m (1,260–1,962 ft)
(avg. 405 m or 1,329 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A large area of forestry and farming, comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 7 miles (11 km) north of Aubusson, near the junction of the D54 and the D94 roads and also on the D990. The commune is in the valley of the Creuse River.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 401 —    
1968 452 +12.7%
1975 387 −14.4%
1982 341 −11.9%
1990 287 −15.8%
1999 277 −3.5%
2008 297 +7.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The thirteenth-century church.
  • An ancient oil mill.
  • Vestiges of Roman occupation.
  • The fifteenth-century château de Haute-Faye.

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