La Cellette, Creuse

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La Cellette
La Cellette is located in France
La Cellette
La Cellette
Coordinates: 46°24′17″N 2°00′54″E / 46.4047°N 2.015°E / 46.4047; 2.015Coordinates: 46°24′17″N 2°00′54″E / 46.4047°N 2.015°E / 46.4047; 2.015
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality Marche Avenir
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Dallot
Area1 21.48 km2 (8.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 271
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23041 /23350
Elevation 294–432 m (965–1,417 ft)
(avg. 352 m or 1,155 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a few small hamlets situated some 18 miles (29 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D2, D3 and the D87 roads. The commune, with many streams, woods and lakes, borders the department of Indre.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 528 —    
1968 576 +9.1%
1975 491 −14.8%
1982 441 −10.2%
1990 340 −22.9%
1999 283 −16.8%
2008 271 −4.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Pierre and St. Paul, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau Pointu.
  • A memorial to a World War II aeroplane crash.

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