Magnat-l'Étrange

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Magnat-l’Etrange
The Château du Bost, in Magnat-l'Etrange
The Château du Bost, in Magnat-l'Etrange
Magnat-l’Etrange is located in France
Magnat-l’Etrange
Magnat-l’Etrange
Coordinates: 45°47′41″N 2°16′45″E / 45.7947°N 2.2792°E / 45.7947; 2.2792Coordinates: 45°47′41″N 2°16′45″E / 45.7947°N 2.2792°E / 45.7947; 2.2792
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Auzances
Intercommunality Sources de la Creuse
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Lucien Mestat
Area1 25.87 km2 (9.99 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 229
 • Density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23115 /23260
Elevation 636–868 m (2,087–2,848 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.

Magnat-l’Etrange is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry, lakes and streams, comprising the village and several hamlets situated some 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Aubusson, at the junction of the D25, D28, D31 and the D32 roads. The commune is within the natural park of the Millevaches (1000 lakes, not cows).

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 460 —    
1968 462 +0.4%
1975 384 −16.9%
1982 318 −17.2%
1990 245 −23.0%
1999 212 −13.5%
2008 229 +8.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The fifteenth-century château.
  • The Château Dubost, dating from the sixteenth century.

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