Lavaveix-les-Mines

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Lavaveix-les-Mines
Location of Lavaveix-les-Mines
Lavaveix-les-Mines is located in France
Lavaveix-les-Mines
Lavaveix-les-Mines
Lavaveix-les-Mines is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Lavaveix-les-Mines
Lavaveix-les-Mines
Coordinates: 46°04′20″N 2°05′22″E / 46.0722°N 2.0894°E / 46.0722; 2.0894Coordinates: 46°04′20″N 2°05′22″E / 46.0722°N 2.0894°E / 46.0722; 2.0894
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonGouzon
IntercommunalityCC Chénérailles, Auzances/Bellegarde et Haut Pays Marchois
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Pierre Brignolas
Area
1
4.71 km2 (1.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
732
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23105 /23150
Elevation366–500 m (1,201–1,640 ft)
(avg. 387 m or 1,270 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lavaveix-les-Mines (La Vavetz in occitan) is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A farming village situated in the valley of the river Creuse, some 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Aubusson, at the junction of the D55, D94 and the D942 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19621,175—    
19681,043−11.2%
1975989−5.2%
1982964−2.5%
1990836−13.3%
1999858+2.6%
2008788−8.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The nineteenth-century church.
  • Remnants of the nineteenth-century coalmines.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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