Leyrat

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Leyrat
Location of Leyrat
Leyrat is located in France
Leyrat
Leyrat
Leyrat is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Leyrat
Leyrat
Coordinates: 46°21′46″N 2°17′36″E / 46.3628°N 2.2933°E / 46.3628; 2.2933Coordinates: 46°21′46″N 2°17′36″E / 46.3628°N 2.2933°E / 46.3628; 2.2933
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonBoussac
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Confluence
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Rosine Romaine
Area
1
18.32 km2 (7.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
150
 • Density8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23108 /23600
Elevation372–456 m (1,220–1,496 ft)
(avg. 425 m or 1,394 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Leyrat is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a few small hamlets situated some 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Guéret at the junction of the D7, D67 and the D916 roads. The Petite Creuse river flows through the middle of the commune’s territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962297—    
1968304+2.4%
1975243−20.1%
1982215−11.5%
1990193−10.2%
1999175−9.3%
2008157−10.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Désiré, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The ruins of the chateau of Motte-au-Groing.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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