Moutier-Rozeille

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Moutier-Rozeille
A general view of Moutier-Rozeille
A general view of Moutier-Rozeille
Coat of arms of Moutier-Rozeille
Coat of arms
Location of Moutier-Rozeille
Moutier-Rozeille is located in France
Moutier-Rozeille
Moutier-Rozeille
Moutier-Rozeille is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Moutier-Rozeille
Moutier-Rozeille
Coordinates: 45°55′03″N 2°11′52″E / 45.9175°N 2.1978°E / 45.9175; 2.1978Coordinates: 45°55′03″N 2°11′52″E / 45.9175°N 2.1978°E / 45.9175; 2.1978
CountryFrance
RegionNouvelle-Aquitaine
DepartmentCreuse
ArrondissementAubusson
CantonFelletin
IntercommunalityCC Creuse Grand Sud
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Paul Burjade
Area
1
19.66 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2017-01-01)[1]
427
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
23140 /23200
Elevation437–671 m (1,434–2,201 ft)
(avg. 538 m or 1,765 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

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

Geography[edit]

An area of farming and forestry comprising a village and several hamlets situated near where the Creuse joins the Rozeille river, just 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Aubusson, at the junction of the D19, D982 and the D21 roads.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962427—    
1968507+18.7%
1975403−20.5%
1982475+17.9%
1990446−6.1%
1999435−2.5%
2008436+0.2%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, dating from the eleventh century.
  • The ruins of a feudal castle at Confolent.
  • The ruins of the St Hilaire church. Originally built in the mid-7th century around a Gallo-Roman mausoleum, the church has been continuously occupied until the end of the 19th century. With many graves and architectural features, the site is regularly studied by archaeologists since 2007.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2017". INSEE. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-08-20. Retrieved 2016-07-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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