Lesterps

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Lesterps
Entering Lesterps from Confolens
Entering Lesterps from Confolens
Coat of arms of Lesterps
Coat of arms
Location of Lesterps
Lesterps is located in France
Lesterps
Lesterps
Lesterps is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Lesterps
Lesterps
Coordinates: 46°00′41″N 0°46′53″E / 46.0114°N 0.7814°E / 46.0114; 0.7814Coordinates: 46°00′41″N 0°46′53″E / 46.0114°N 0.7814°E / 46.0114; 0.7814
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCharente
CantonCharente-Vienne
IntercommunalityConfolentais
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jacques Thibaut
Area
1
36.03 km2 (13.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
500
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
16182 /16420
Elevation170–275 m (558–902 ft)
(avg. 260 m or 850 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Lesterps (L'Esterp in Limousin, an Occitan dialect) is a commune in the Charente department in southwestern France.

The inhabitants are called Lesterrois and Lesterroises.

Geography[edit]

Lesterps is located in Charente Limousin, in the north-east of the Charente department and borders Haute-Vienne. The village of Lesterps, 9  km east of Confolens, is a major market town. It is 16 km from Chabanais, 17 km from Saint-Junien, 42 km from Limoges and 63 km from Angoulême.

The town is well served by roads. The D30, from Confolens to Limoges via Saint-Junien, crosses it from west to east, and the D29, from Saulgond to Brillac, crosses it from south to north. The D82 east of the village goes to Limoges via Saint-Christophe. The nearest train station is  Chabanais, served by TER to Angoulême and Limoges.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
17931,457—    
18001,510+3.6%
18061,374−9.0%
18211,396+1.6%
18311,426+2.1%
18411,385−2.9%
18461,427+3.0%
18511,361−4.6%
18561,355−0.4%
18611,281−5.5%
18661,320+3.0%
18721,355+2.7%
18761,375+1.5%
18811,455+5.8%
18861,436−1.3%
18911,464+1.9%
18961,461−0.2%
19011,413−3.3%
19061,361−3.7%
19111,365+0.3%
19211,216−10.9%
19261,125−7.5%
19311,085−3.6%
19361,047−3.5%
1946957−8.6%
1954906−5.3%
1962801−11.6%
1968754−5.9%
1975623−17.4%
1982557−10.6%
1990560+0.5%
1999594+6.1%
2008484−18.5%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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