La Nouaille

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La Nouaille
The town hall and the war memorial, in La Nouaille
The town hall and the war memorial, in La Nouaille
La Nouaille is located in France
La Nouaille
La Nouaille
Coordinates: 45°50′51″N 2°03′56″E / 45.8475°N 2.0656°E / 45.8475; 2.0656Coordinates: 45°50′51″N 2°03′56″E / 45.8475°N 2.0656°E / 45.8475; 2.0656
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Felletin
Intercommunality Plateau de Gentioux
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Georget
Area1 48.12 km2 (18.58 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 247
 • Density 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23144 /23500
Elevation 576–846 m (1,890–2,776 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 Nouaille is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.


An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and a couple of hamlets situated in the valleys of the Thaurion and Banize rivers, some 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Aubusson, at the junction of the D26 with the D59 and on the D992 road.


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 324 —    
1968 401 +23.8%
1975 379 −5.5%
1982 329 −13.2%
1990 264 −19.8%
1999 248 −6.1%
2008 247 −0.4%


  • The twelfth-century church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul.
  • The fifteenth-century manorhouse, the Domaine de Banizette, a national heritage site.

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