Le Mas-d'Artige

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Le Mas-d’Artige
Le Mas-d’Artige is located in France
Le Mas-d’Artige
Le Mas-d’Artige
Coordinates: 45°44′06″N 2°12′11″E / 45.735°N 2.2031°E / 45.735; 2.2031Coordinates: 45°44′06″N 2°12′11″E / 45.735°N 2.2031°E / 45.735; 2.2031
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Auzances
Intercommunality Sources de la Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Gilles Magrit
Area1 16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 101
 • Density 6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23125 /23100
Elevation 686–921 m (2,251–3,022 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.

Le Mas-d’Artige is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes, forestry and farming comprising a small village and several hamlets, situated some 15 miles (24 km) south of Aubusson, at the junction of the D8, D28 and the D982 roads. The commune is home to the source waters of the Creuse River, in the natural park of the Millevaches (1000 lakes, not cows).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 110 —    
1968 145 +31.8%
1975 110 −24.1%
1982 92 −16.4%
1990 84 −8.7%
1999 110 +31.0%
2008 101 −8.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The nineteenth-century church.
  • Ancient houses at la Vialle.
  • A ruined church at Villefert.
  • A sixteenth-century cross in the cemetery.
  • A twelfth-century Templars cross.

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