Moutier-Malcard

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Moutier-Malcard
Commune
The centre of Moutier-Malcard
The centre of Moutier-Malcard
Moutier-Malcard is located in France
Moutier-Malcard
Moutier-Malcard
Coordinates: 46°23′41″N 1°56′45″E / 46.3947°N 1.9458°E / 46.3947; 1.9458Coordinates: 46°23′41″N 1°56′45″E / 46.3947°N 1.9458°E / 46.3947; 1.9458
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Bonnat
Intercommunality March Avenir
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Marie Moutard
Area1 25.81 km2 (9.97 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 543
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23139 /23220
Elevation 262–433 m (860–1,421 ft)
(avg. 363 m or 1,191 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.

Moutier-Malcard 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 some 15 miles (24 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D46, D56 and the D990 roads. The Petite Creuse river forms the southern boundary of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 736 —    
1968 865 +17.5%
1975 747 −13.6%
1982 678 −9.2%
1990 573 −15.5%
1999 514 −10.3%
2008 543 +5.6%

Sights[edit]

  • The church of St. Martin, dating from the twelfth century.
  • A fifteenth-century donjon and stone cross.

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