Masbaraud-Mérignat

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Masbaraud-Mérignat
Masbaraud-Mérignat is located in France
Masbaraud-Mérignat
Masbaraud-Mérignat
Coordinates: 45°58′35″N 1°44′47″E / 45.9764°N 1.7464°E / 45.9764; 1.7464Coordinates: 45°58′35″N 1°44′47″E / 45.9764°N 1.7464°E / 45.9764; 1.7464
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bourganeuf
Intercommunality Bourganeuf et Royère-de-Vassivière
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Joël Royere
Area1 20.39 km2 (7.87 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 371
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23126 /23400
Elevation 370–580 m (1,210–1,900 ft)
(avg. 415 m or 1,362 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and several hamlets situated in the valley of the river Taurion, some 15 miles (24 km) south of Guéret at the junction of the D61 and the D912 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 293 —    
1968 334 +14.0%
1975 310 −7.2%
1982 315 +1.6%
1990 339 +7.6%
1999 328 −3.2%
2008 371 +13.1%

Sights[edit]

  • Traces of the abbey of Mérignat, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The chapel, dating from the twentieth century.

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