Maisonnisses

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Maisonnisses
Monument to Resistance fighters
Monument to Resistance fighters
Maisonnisses is located in France
Maisonnisses
Maisonnisses
Coordinates: 46°03′49″N 1°53′59″E / 46.0636°N 1.8997°E / 46.0636; 1.8997Coordinates: 46°03′49″N 1°53′59″E / 46.0636°N 1.8997°E / 46.0636; 1.8997
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Ahun
Intercommunality Pays Creuse-Thaurion-Gartempe
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Serge Meaume
Area1 11.12 km2 (4.29 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 207
 • Density 19/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23118 /23150
Elevation 517–685 m (1,696–2,247 ft)
(avg. 500 m or 1,600 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming and forestry area comprising the village and some small hamlets, situated some 8 miles (13 km) south of Guéret at the junction of the D50, D60 and the D34 roads. The small river Gartempe flows through the middle of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 252 —    
1968 284 +12.7%
1975 265 −6.7%
1982 189 −28.7%
1990 206 +9.0%
1999 213 +3.4%
2008 207 −2.8%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • A war memorial.

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