La Forêt-du-Temple

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La Forêt-du-Temple
The village hall and war memorial.
The village hall and war memorial.
La Forêt-du-Temple is located in France
La Forêt-du-Temple
La Forêt-du-Temple
Coordinates: 46°25′18″N 1°54′12″E / 46.4217°N 1.9033°E / 46.4217; 1.9033Coordinates: 46°25′18″N 1°54′12″E / 46.4217°N 1.9033°E / 46.4217; 1.9033
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality March Avenir
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Evelyne Moulin
Area1 7.72 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 151
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23084 /23360
Elevation 360–462 m (1,181–1,516 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.

La Forêt-du-Temple is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.


An area of farming and quarrying comprising the village and a few small hamlets situated on the boundary with the department of Indre, some 19 miles (31 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D990 and the D116 roads.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 358 —    
1968 337 −5.9%
1975 264 −21.7%
1982 190 −28.0%
1990 163 −14.2%
1999 151 −7.4%
2008 151 +0.0%


  • The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A war memorial, including the name of a woman who died of grief after her three sons were killed in World War I.

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