Mourioux-Vieilleville

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Mourioux-Vieilleville
The church and the town hall in Mourioux-Vieilleville
The church and the town hall in Mourioux-Vieilleville
Mourioux-Vieilleville is located in France
Mourioux-Vieilleville
Mourioux-Vieilleville
Coordinates: 46°04′41″N 1°38′46″E / 46.0781°N 1.6461°E / 46.0781; 1.6461Coordinates: 46°04′41″N 1°38′46″E / 46.0781°N 1.6461°E / 46.0781; 1.6461
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Le Grand-Bourg
Intercommunality Bénévent-Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Alain Delattre
Area1 25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 588
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23137 /23210
Elevation 379–516 m (1,243–1,693 ft)
(avg. 456 m or 1,496 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.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of lakes and streams, forestry and farming, comprising the village and a few hamlets situated some 14 miles (23 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D5, D50, D42 and the D912a1 roads. The commune is served by a TER railway.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 864 —    
1968 941 +8.9%
1975 851 −9.6%
1982 719 −15.5%
1990 629 −12.5%
1999 569 −9.5%
2008 588 +3.3%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the thirteenth century.
  • A group of dolmen called "le Four des Fades".
  • A fifteenth-century house known as "le Monastère".

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