Meilhards

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Meilhards
The church in Meilhards
The church in Meilhards
Coat of arms of Meilhards
Coat of arms
Location of Meilhards
Meilhards is located in France
Meilhards
Meilhards
Meilhards is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Meilhards
Meilhards
Coordinates: 45°33′37″N 1°38′59″E / 45.5603°N 1.6497°E / 45.5603; 1.6497Coordinates: 45°33′37″N 1°38′59″E / 45.5603°N 1.6497°E / 45.5603; 1.6497
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCorrèze
ArrondissementTulle
CantonUzerche
IntercommunalityPays d'Uzerche
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Jacques Caffy
Area
1
44.99 km2 (17.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
529
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
19131 /19510
Elevation377–580 m (1,237–1,903 ft)
(avg. 380 m or 1,250 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Meilhards is a commune in the Corrèze department in central France.

Geography[edit]

Location[edit]

The municipality is bordered by the department of Haute-Vienne.

Neighbouring communes and villages[edit]

Hydrography[edit]

Commune watered by the Bradascou, and its tributary the Ganaveix which takes its source in the communal territory.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962794—    
1968897+13.0%
1975789−12.0%
1982700−11.3%
1990622−11.1%
1999519−16.6%
2008525+1.2%

Local Culture and heritage[edit]

Places and monuments[edit]

  • Château de Lachaud
  • Tomb of Philippe de Meilhards XVIII, classified by the fine Arts.
  • 14th Century Church.
  • Chapelle Sainte-Radegonde with miraculous fountain.

Cults[edit]

For the Catholic cults, Meilhards depended on the diocese of Tulle, and is part of the inter-parochial ensemble of Chambert-Treignac: The deanery of the Middle Vézère.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.