Linard

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Linard
Coat of arms of Linard
Coat of arms
Linard is located in France
Linard
Linard
Coordinates: 46°21′32″N 1°52′26″E / 46.3589°N 1.8739°E / 46.3589; 1.8739Coordinates: 46°21′32″N 1°52′26″E / 46.3589°N 1.8739°E / 46.3589; 1.8739
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality March Avenir
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Marc Dindault
Area1 12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 166
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23109 /23220
Elevation 242–378 m (794–1,240 ft)
(avg. 360 m or 1,180 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.

Linard 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 12 miles (19 km) north of Guéret near the D6 and its junction with the D56 road. The Petite Creuse river forms the southern boundary of the commune’s territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 247 —    
1968 311 +25.9%
1975 276 −11.3%
1982 266 −3.6%
1990 226 −15.0%
1999 204 −9.7%
2008 166 −18.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • Traces of the Château-Gaillard.
  • The fifteenth-century chapel of the convent de Boisferry.

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