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
Moutier-Rozeille is located in France
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
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Aubusson
Canton Felletin
Intercommunality Aubusson-Felletin
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean Paul Burjade
Area1 19.66 km2 (7.59 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 436
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23140 /23200
Elevation 437–671 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.

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

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
Year Pop. ±%
1962 427 —    
1968 507 +18.7%
1975 403 −20.5%
1982 475 +17.9%
1990 446 −6.1%
1999 435 −2.5%
2008 436 +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. [1]

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