|• Mayor (2008–2014)||Didier Denis|
|Area1||28.29 km2 (10.92 sq mi)|
|• 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.
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.
- 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.
Janaillat is twinned with: Ennery, Moselle, France, since 1994
- The poet François Tristan l'Hermite was born here at the castle in 1601.
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