Malval

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Malval
Commune
The church in Malval
The church in Malval
Coat of arms of Malval
Coat of arms
Malval is located in France
Malval
Malval
Coordinates: 46°21′02″N 1°53′10″E / 46.3506°N 1.8861°E / 46.3506; 1.8861Coordinates: 46°21′02″N 1°53′10″E / 46.3506°N 1.8861°E / 46.3506; 1.8861
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality Deux Vallées
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Luc Orain
Area1 4.03 km2 (1.56 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 46
 • Density 11/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23121 /23220
Elevation 248–376 m (814–1,234 ft)
(avg. 200 m or 660 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A very small farming village, situated by the banks of the Petite Creuse river, some 12 miles (19 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D56 and the D6 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 64 —    
1968 72 +12.5%
1975 55 −23.6%
1982 53 −3.6%
1990 50 −5.7%
1999 57 +14.0%
2008 46 −19.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Valérie, dating from the twelfth century.
  • The ruins of a fourteenth-century castle.
  • A restored watermill.

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