Naillat

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Naillat
Commune
The church of Saint-Médard, in Naillat
The church of Saint-Médard, in Naillat
Naillat is located in France
Naillat
Naillat
Coordinates: 46°15′55″N 1°38′18″E / 46.2653°N 1.6383°E / 46.2653; 1.6383Coordinates: 46°15′55″N 1°38′18″E / 46.2653°N 1.6383°E / 46.2653; 1.6383
Country France
Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department Creuse
Arrondissement Guéret
Canton Dun-le-Palestel
Intercommunality CC Pays Dunois, Pays Sostranien, Bénévent/Grand-Bourg
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Jeanine Gillet
Area1 36.23 km2 (13.99 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 657
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
INSEE/Postal code 23141 /23800
Elevation 316–530 m (1,037–1,739 ft)
(avg. 360 m or 1,180 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.

Naillat 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 14 miles (23 km) northwest of Guéret at the junction of the D5, D14 and the D44 roads. A small tributary of the Creuse, the river Brézentine flows through the middle of the village.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 943 —    
1968 1,084 +15.0%
1975 955 −11.9%
1982 809 −15.3%
1990 721 −10.9%
1999 641 −11.1%
2008 657 +2.5%

Sights[edit]

  • The twelfth-century church, with a twisted spire.
  • A feudal motte.
  • Two menhirs.
  • The château de La Vergne.

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