Moutier-d'Ahun

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Moutier-d’Ahun
Commune
Abbey
Abbey
Moutier-d’Ahun is located in France
Moutier-d’Ahun
Moutier-d’Ahun
Location within Nouvelle-Aquitaine region
Moutier-d’Ahun is located in Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Moutier-d’Ahun
Moutier-d’Ahun
Coordinates: 46°05′33″N 2°03′20″E / 46.0925°N 2.0556°E / 46.0925; 2.0556Coordinates: 46°05′33″N 2°03′20″E / 46.0925°N 2.0556°E / 46.0925; 2.0556
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Ahun
Intercommunality CC Creuse Sud Ouest
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jean-Claude Trunde
Area1 9.91 km2 (3.83 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 168
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23138 /23150
Elevation 340–456 m (1,115–1,496 ft)
(avg. 362 m or 1,188 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-d’Ahun is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.

Geography[edit]

A farming area comprising the village and a couple of hamlets situated some 11 miles (18 km) southeast of Guéret at the junction of the D16, D13 and the D942 roads. The Creuse River flows through the middle of the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1962236—    
1968274+16.1%
1975244−10.9%
1982234−4.1%
1990195−16.7%
1999193−1.0%
2008168−13.0%

Sights[edit]

  • The church, once part of a monastery, dating from the fourteenth century.
  • A medieval stone bridge.

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