La Chapelle-Baloue

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La Chapelle-Baloue
The Sédelle river, near to La Chapelle-Baloue
The Sédelle river, near to La Chapelle-Baloue
Location of La Chapelle-Baloue
La Chapelle-Baloue is located in France
La Chapelle-Baloue
La Chapelle-Baloue
La Chapelle-Baloue is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Chapelle-Baloue
La Chapelle-Baloue
Coordinates: 46°21′38″N 1°34′39″E / 46.3606°N 1.5775°E / 46.3606; 1.5775Coordinates: 46°21′38″N 1°34′39″E / 46.3606°N 1.5775°E / 46.3606; 1.5775
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementGuéret
CantonDun-le-Palestel
IntercommunalityCC Monts et Vallées Ouest Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacky Martinet
Area
1
8.68 km2 (3.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
138
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23050 /23160
Elevation261–381 m (856–1,250 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

La Chapelle-Baloue 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 at the junction of the rivers Sédelle and Brézentine, some 19 miles (31 km) northwest of Guéret at the junction of the D69 and the D72 roads. The commune lies on the pilgrimage route known as St James's Way.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962236—    
1968264+11.9%
1975228−13.6%
1982197−13.6%
1990151−23.4%
1999143−5.3%
2008133−7.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The chateau and some ancient fortifications.
  • A fourteenth-century stone cross.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.

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