Meilhards

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Meilhards
Commune
The church in Meilhards
The church in Meilhards
Coat of arms of Meilhards
Coat of arms
Meilhards is located in France
Meilhards
Meilhards
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
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
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Corrèze
Arrondissement Tulle
Canton Uzerche
Intercommunality Pays d'Uzerche
Government
 • Mayor (2014–2020) Jean-Jacques Caffy
Area1 44.99 km2 (17.37 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 525
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 19131 /19510
Elevation 377–580 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.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

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 Centuary 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]

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