Mautes

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Mautes
Mautes is located in France
Mautes
Mautes
Coordinates: 45°56′41″N 2°23′07″E / 45.9447°N 2.3853°E / 45.9447; 2.3853Coordinates: 45°56′41″N 2°23′07″E / 45.9447°N 2.3853°E / 45.9447; 2.3853
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Aubusson
Intercommunality Auzances-Bellegarde
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Yolande Plas
Area1 22.67 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 218
 • Density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23127 /23190
Elevation 568–727 m (1,864–2,385 ft)
(avg. 651 m or 2,136 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.

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

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising a small village and several hamlets, situated by the banks of the Roudeau river, some 12 miles (19 km) east of Aubusson, at the junction of the D39, D995 and the D25 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 319 —    
1968 370 +16.0%
1975 313 −15.4%
1982 298 −4.8%
1990 262 −12.1%
1999 220 −16.0%
2008 218 −0.9%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • The feudal castles at Barmont and Puy-de-Barmont.
  • Traces of Roman villas.
  • A menhir.

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