Jouillat

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Jouillat
The Château of Jouillat
The Château of Jouillat
Jouillat is located in France
Jouillat
Jouillat
Coordinates: 46°15′29″N 1°56′13″E / 46.2581°N 1.9369°E / 46.2581; 1.9369Coordinates: 46°15′29″N 1°56′13″E / 46.2581°N 1.9369°E / 46.2581; 1.9369
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Saint-Vaury
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Éric Auchapt
Area1 22.44 km2 (8.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 469
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23101 /23220
Elevation 283–546 m (928–1,791 ft)
(avg. 400 m or 1,300 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.

Jouillat 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 in the valley of the Creuse River, some 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Guéret at the junction of the D6, D16 and the D940 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 424 —    
1968 463 +9.2%
1975 400 −13.6%
1982 395 −1.2%
1990 361 −8.6%
1999 402 +11.4%
2008 469 +16.7%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martial, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The fifteenth-century castle.
  • The ruins of a fifteenth-century chateau at Bretouilly.

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