Janaillat

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Janaillat
Janaillat is located in France
Janaillat
Janaillat
Coordinates: 46°03′27″N 1°44′47″E / 46.0575°N 1.7464°E / 46.0575; 1.7464Coordinates: 46°03′27″N 1°44′47″E / 46.0575°N 1.7464°E / 46.0575; 1.7464
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Ahun
Intercommunality Pays Creuse-Thaurion-Gartempe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Didier Denis
Area1 28.29 km2 (10.92 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 356
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23099 /23250
Elevation 410–631 m (1,345–2,070 ft)
(avg. 600 m or 2,000 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several small hamlets situated by the banks of the small Leyrenne river, some 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Guéret at the junction of the D10, D50 and the D61 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 602 —    
1968 663 +10.1%
1975 545 −17.8%
1982 470 −13.8%
1990 404 −14.0%
1999 367 −9.2%
2008 356 −3.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Saturnine, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The ruins of a feudal castle at the hamlet of Soliers.
  • A fifteenth-century chapel.

International relations[edit]

Janaillat is twinned with: France Ennery, Moselle, France, since 1994

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