Lizières

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Lizières
Lizières is located in France
Lizières
Lizières
Coordinates: 46°12′42″N 1°34′29″E / 46.2117°N 1.5747°E / 46.2117; 1.5747Coordinates: 46°12′42″N 1°34′29″E / 46.2117°N 1.5747°E / 46.2117; 1.5747
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Le Grand-Bourg
Intercommunality Bénévent-Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) André Poupard
Area1 14.67 km2 (5.66 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 266
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23111 /23240
Elevation 345–465 m (1,132–1,526 ft)
(avg. 420 m or 1,380 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and farming, comprising the village and a few small hamlets, situated some 18 miles (29 km) west of Guéret on the D49 near its junction with the N145 road. The Gartempe River forms much of the southern boundary of the commune’s territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 320 —    
1968 355 +10.9%
1975 310 −12.7%
1982 313 +1.0%
1990 303 −3.2%
1999 284 −6.3%
2008 266 −6.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the fifteenth century.

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